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Firehouse Chicago

Address

1545 W. Rosemont Ave.

Neighborhood

Edgewater

Hours

Sat, Oct 13: Closed

Sun, Oct 14: 10am - 4pm

Family Friendly Photography Permitted Washrooms Available

Built

1906

Description

The original home of Engine Company 70 remained active until 2008. The building has since been meticulously restored. Vintage white subway tile walls have been repaired and the front engine door has been reconstructed from original drawings. One of the original brass fire poles is still in place. The back room, which housed a small horse stable, has been transformed into a modern kitchen. The building's ground floor often hosts weddings and events while the upper floor is home to a film production company.

Behind the Scenes

Take in this lovingly-restored former firehouse with vintage spiral staircase and fire pole.