Detroit Firehouses

GTW6401

Firefighter
GTW6401 said:
Detroit Fire Headquarters
250 West Larned Street
Built in 1929.
Fire Headquarters is now for sale by the City of Detroit. They are trying to have a new occupant in place by the time they move into the new Police and Fire HQ complex.
 

cfb

Lieutenant
GTW6401 said:
GTW6401 said:
Detroit Fire Headquarters
250 West Larned Street
Built in 1929.
Fire Headquarters is now for sale by the City of Detroit. They are trying to have a new occupant in place by the time they move into the new Police and Fire HQ complex.
how much they asking for the old fire headquarters ???
 

GTW6401

Firefighter
From what I read in newspaper stories they are looking at getting between 1.1 and 1.5 million dollars for it.
 

squad546

Assistant Chief
Let's hope it doesn't get demolished like other Detroit landmarks! I read that some of the recently closed firehouses are already being scrapped.
 

cfb

Lieutenant
squad546 said:
Let's hope it doesn't get demolished like other Detroit landmarks! I read that some of the recently closed firehouses are already being scrapped.
i think thye should be a law on demolishing stuff like this,
 

GTW6401

Firefighter
The City of Detroit has listed the following closed firehouses for sale, with the buildings going to the highest bidder.

Engine 8 - 1625 W. Lafayette
Engine 10 - 3396 Vinewood
Engine 18 - 3812 Mt. Elliott
Old Engine 27 - 1497 Junction
Engine 38 - 1113 Coplin
Engine 49 - 12515 Grand River
Ladder 16 - 7000 Miller.
 

GTW6401

Firefighter
The City of Detroit has sold the following firehouses.

Fire Headquarters (250 West Larned) - Is being converted into a upscale hotel.
Engine 8 - (1625 West Lafayette) - Is now a design studio with apartments on the upper floor.
Engine 10 - (3396 Vinewood) - Plans for coffee-roaster, commercial kitchen and residential.
Engine 18 - (3812 Mt. Elliott ) - Now a private residence.
Engine 21 - (Linwood and Calvert) - Plans to renovate into commercial space.
Old Engine 27 - (1497 Junction) - Under contract to be sold, will become private residence.
Engine 38 - (1113 Coplin) - Plans to convert to single residence.
Ladder 16 - (7000 Miller) - Is being renovated into office space for nearby I-94 Industrial Park.

Engine 49 was also listed for sale by the city, but is unlikely to sell due to its location and current condition.
 

GTW6401

Firefighter
Ladder 16's former quarters on 7-31-17. Former firehouse is being renovated into trucking repair garage for nearby I-94 Industrial Park.
 

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GTW6401

Firefighter
Squad 5 and Medic 18 at Livernois and Curtis. Formerly Engine 51 - Ladder 24.

This firehouse received the new style doors.
 

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GTW6401

Firefighter
Former Ladder 12 and Engine 8 on West Lafayette.

The firehouse closed in 2012 after Engine 8 was disbanded and later sold by the city. It has been renovated into office space for a retired General Motors executive and has residents living on the second floor.
 

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Engine 16 Box Responses
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dcmkris said:
Detroit Engine 59, Squad 1, Chief 4 and Medic 22.
17800 Curtis Street.
This photo shows the addition to the rear of the station. Medic 22 is quartered in the bay shown here.
Steve Hagy photo.
The front view of the house at 17800 Curtis Street. A rare sighting of Buckeye53 lurking on the ramp of the station!
Steve Hagy photo.
 

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