Armory in Glens Falls, N.Y., On Auction Block

The Army National Guard is selling old armories, and the one in Glens Falls, N.Y., is up for auction Wednesday. For a starting bid of $500 million, you have a chance at a fortress of brick and stone. It has a gymnasium and turrets with a view of the Adirondack Mountains. If you're a little pessimistic about the future, the armory also has weapons bunkers.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's not the best real estate market we've ever had, but that's not stopping the Army National Guard. The Guard is selling old armories. And the Glens Falls in New York goes up for auction today. For a starting bid of half a million dollars, you have a chance at a fortress of brick and stone. It has a gymnasium and a turret with a view of the Adirondacks. If you're a little pessimistic about the future, the armory also has weapons bunkers inside.

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