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Engine House No. 10 (Washington, D.C.)

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  08001063
Added to NRHP  19 November 2008
Built  1895
Opened  1895
Architect  Leon E. Dessez
Engine House No. 10 (Washington, D.C.) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  1341 Maryland Ave., NE., Washington, D.C.
MPS  Firehouses in Washington DC MPS
Architectural style  Queen Anne style architecture
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Engine House No. 10 is a historic firehouse located at 1341 Maryland Ave., NE., Washington, D.C., in the Stanton Park neighborhood, just north of Capitol Hill.

History

It was built in 1894-95. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

The firehouse is one of eight designed by Leon Dessez in Washington.

Engine Company 10 was formed on July 2, 1895 at this firehouse and was equipped with an 1884 Clapp & Jones 450 GPM steam fire engine and an 1895 McDermott Bros. hose reel carriage. In 1940 it moved to a firehouse on Florida Avenue.

References

Engine House No. 10 (Washington, D.C.) Wikipedia


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