Fire Engine Company No. 54

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

304 West 47th Street

ARCHITECT: Napoleon LeBrun & Son

DATE: 1888

STYLE: Queen Anne, Romanesque Revival

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Fire Engine Company No. 54 is a late but excellent example of LeBrun & Son’s numerous mid-block firehouses, reflecting the firm’s attention to materials, stylish details, plan and setting. Napoleon LeBrun, who had established his firm in New York City in 1864, achieved renown as a designer of office buildings, including those for Home Life Insurance Company and the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The building  combines elements of Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival styles, and adopts the designs of numerous mid-block firehouses as an economical and rapid means of creating public buildings that clearly identified their civic function.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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