Firehouse, Engine Company 31

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Firehouse, Engine Company 31
DCTV-DN-firehouse-800x600.jpg
(2006)
Firehouse, Engine Company 31 is located in New York City
Firehouse, Engine Company 31
Location 87 Lafayette Street
Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates 40°43′2″N 74°0′5″W / 40.71722°N 74.00139°W / 40.71722; -74.00139Coordinates: 40°43′2″N 74°0′5″W / 40.71722°N 74.00139°W / 40.71722; -74.00139
Built 1895
Architect Napoleon Le Brun & Sons
NRHP Reference # 72000870[1]
NYCL # 190
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 20, 1972
Designated NYCL January 18, 1966

Firehouse, Engine Company 31 is a historic fire station located at 87 Lafayette Street between Walker and White Streets in the Civic Center neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1895 and designed by architects Napoleon LeBrun & Sons, who built it in the style of chateau in the Loire Valley of France from the early 16th-century.[2][3]

The building was designated a New York City Landmark in 1966 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The fire department vacated the building in November 1972, and it is currently occupied by the Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV).[4]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Postal, Matthew A. (ed. and text); Dolkart, Andrew S. (text). (2009) Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, p.35
  3. ^ White, Norval & Willensky, Elliot (2000). AIA Guide to New York City (4th ed.). New York: Three Rivers Press. ISBN 978-0-8129-3107-5. , p.74
  4. ^ Downtown Community Television Center

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