Milwaukee Fire Department, Engine House Number 27, 2647 North Bartlett Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
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2647 North Bartlett Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS WI-328
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-46).
Building/structure dates: 1903 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1987 subsequent work
Significance: This firehouse, built in 1903, to cover the northeast corner of the city of Milwaukee, was designed by Sebastian Brand. Brand was a German immigrant with a construction background, who joined the fire department as a firefighter in 1872. He was a firefighter until 1903, battling over 5000 blazes during his career. ...
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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