Houston Fire Station No. 7

Houston Fire Station No. 7 (HM16MT)

Location: Houston, TX 77006 Harris County
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N 29° 44.849', W 95° 22.495'

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Houston's oldest fire house, this building was designed by Olle J. Lorehn (c.1864-1939) and was completed in January 1899. The two-story brick structure features rusticated stone details, a five-bay front with central arched entry flanked by two apparatus bay entries, and unique parapet details. Updated in the 1920s to change from horse-drawn to motorized equipment, the station remained in active service until 1968.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988
HM NumberHM16MT
Marker Number10694
Year Placed1988
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 5:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 270333 N 3293167
Decimal Degrees29.74748333, -95.37491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 44.849', W 95° 22.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 44' 50.94" N, 95° 22' 29.70" W
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Area Code(s)713, 832, 281, 210
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2403 Milam St, Houston TX 77006, US
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