Laurel-Rex Fire Company House

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Laurel-Rex Fire Company House
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Laurel-Rex Fire Company House, November 2010
Laurel-Rex Fire Company House is located in Pennsylvania
Laurel-Rex Fire Company House
Laurel-Rex Fire Company House is located in the US
Laurel-Rex Fire Company House
Location S. Duke St., York, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′42″N 76°43′31″W / 39.96167°N 76.72528°W / 39.96167; -76.72528Coordinates: 39°57′42″N 76°43′31″W / 39.96167°N 76.72528°W / 39.96167; -76.72528
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1878, 1887, 1888
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 76001683[1]
Added to NRHP October 8, 1976

The Laurel-Rex Fire Company House, consisting of the Laurel Engine House and Rex Hook & Ladder Company House, is a historic fire station located at York, Pennsylvania, York County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1878, and is a two-story, brick building in the Italianate style. It measures 48 by 96 feet (15 by 29 m). It has a three-story bell tower on the northwest corner and a second atop the roof. The original engine house was expanded in 1887 with a stable and in 1888 with a ladder house.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[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. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes David M. Berman and Sally McMurry (March 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Laurel-Rex Fire Company House" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-18.