Liberty Fire Company No. 5

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Liberty Fire Company No. 5
Liberty No 5 Reading PA.jpg
Reading Area Fire-Fighters Museum, April 2011
Liberty Fire Company No. 5 is located in Pennsylvania
Liberty Fire Company No. 5
Location 501 South 5th Street, Reading, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′39″N 75°55′36″W / 40.32750°N 75.92667°W / 40.32750; -75.92667Coordinates: 40°19′39″N 75°55′36″W / 40.32750°N 75.92667°W / 40.32750; -75.92667
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1876
Architect Mull, Edward K.; Smith, Alexander F.
Architectural style Italianate, Romanesque
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

85000112

[1]
Added to NRHP January 18, 1985

Liberty Fire Company No. 5 is a historic fire station located at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1876, and is a three-story, brick building in the Italianate style. It was originally two-stories, with the third story added in 1895. The third story and roofline is reflective of the Victorian Romanesque style.[2] The building is now operated as the Reading Area Fire-Fighters Museum.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Michel R. Lefevre and Kathy Klick (April 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Liberty Fire Company No. 5" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  3. ^ "The Liberty Fire Company No. 5". Reading PA Fire. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 

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