Architecture, Marrickville

Happy 100th Birthday Marrickville Fire Station!

Today the Marrickville Fire Station celebrated its centenary of service.They had vintage fire engines on display (but sadly my camera battery died and by the time I recharged they'd gone!)Marrickville Fire Station is significant as a finely crafted and relatively intact example of the Federation Free Classical style. Designed by the architects Spain and Cosh… Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday Marrickville Fire Station!

Architecture, History, Marrickville, Petersham, Stanmore

Fire Stations: Stanmore

Originally named Marrickville Fire Station and located in Petersham, Stanmore Fire Station holds an important part of Sydney's history by being the first Fire Station built for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade.Stanmore Fire Station 1912. Image: Marrickville Image LibraryAll fire stations were given a number as they were built, starting with Headquarters or No 1, but… Continue reading Fire Stations: Stanmore