Engine Company 6 Fire Station

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Engine Company 6
Engine Co 6 Fire Station Hartford CT.JPG
Engine Company 6 Fire Station is located in Connecticut
Engine Company 6 Fire Station
Location 34 Huyshope Ave., Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°45′26″N 72°39′59″W / 41.75722°N 72.66639°W / 41.75722; -72.66639Coordinates: 41°45′26″N 72°39′59″W / 41.75722°N 72.66639°W / 41.75722; -72.66639
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1937
Architect Hartford Architectural Bureau
Architectural style Moderne
Governing body Local
MPS Firehouses of Hartford MPS
NRHP Reference # 89000020[1]
Added to NRHP March 2, 1989

The Engine Company 6 Fire Station is a former Hartford Fire Department firehouse located at 34 Huyshope Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut. It is a two story Moderne style brick and brownstone structure, designed by Hartford Architectural Bureau and built in 1938 to replace an older firehouse damaged in a 1937 flood.[2] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 2, 1989.[1] HFD Engine Co. 6 was disbanded in 1984 to form HFD Tactical Unit 1, and the building was repurposed as a homeless shelter.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for Engine Company 6 Fire Station" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-12-09.