New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to transform the iconic Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx — vacant since 1996 — into the world's largest indoor ice facility.

The armory, which occupies a full city block at 29 West Kingsbridge Road, will be redeveloped into a 750,000-square-foot ice sports facility, the Kingsbridge National Ice Center. It will feature nine year-round indoor regulation size ice rinks, including a feature rink that can seat about 5,000 people and be used to host national and international ice hockey tournaments, figure and speed skating competitions and ice shows.

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