The Academy Building is located just across Forest Park Parkway from the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
In 1979, the Army ROTC moved to the Academy Building. The Gateway Battalion has been been at Washington University since its conception in 1919. Since then, other St. Louis colleges have been included in the battalion. In 2004, the Army ROTC moved to a new location on North Campus.
Since 2004, the building has housed various studios for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts as well as student-run entrepreneurial ventures and consulting groups.
The Academy Building is located at 6531 University Drive, University City, Missouri 63130.