Harvard Avenue Fire Station

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Harvard Avenue Fire Station
Harvard Avenue Fire Station Boston MA.jpg
The two walled-up engine doors are hidden behind the ivy.
Harvard Avenue Fire Station is located in Massachusetts
Harvard Avenue Fire Station
Harvard Avenue Fire Station is located in the US
Harvard Avenue Fire Station
Location 16 Harvard Ave., Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′18.6″N 71°7′57.1″W / 42.355167°N 71.132528°W / 42.355167; -71.132528Coordinates: 42°21′18.6″N 71°7′57.1″W / 42.355167°N 71.132528°W / 42.355167; -71.132528
Area less than one acre
Built 1891
Architect Harrison H. Atwood
Part of Harvard Avenue Historic District (#00000415)
NRHP reference # 83000605[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 31, 1983
Designated CP April 28, 2000

The Harvard Avenue Fire Station is a historic former fire station on 16 Harvard Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts. The station was designed in 1891 by Harrison H. Atwood, the Boston city architect who also designed the Congress Street Fire Station, It is a hip-roofed two story brick structure with Renaissance and Classical Revival elements. It was the second firehouse built on the site, and housed Engine #41 and Hook and Ladder #14.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Harvard Avenue Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-16.