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  • Crown Heights to Get New Firehouse

    The FDNY is rejoicing over plans for a Studio-Gang designed firehouse that will set the standard in modern fire department amenities. In a structure that is planned for the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville, firefighters will have the space and built-in features to expand their ability to recognize and tackle dangerous fires • Full Story

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    The FDNY is rejoicing over plans for a Studio-Gang designed firehouse that will set the standard in modern fire department amenities.

    In a structure that is planned for the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville, firefighters will have the space and built-in features to expand their ability to recognize and tackle dangerous fires.

    According to a recent report, New York City’s Department of Design and Construction broke ground at the site just last week in preparation for the 21,000 square foot structure.

    The energy efficient, futuristic firehouse will be home to Crown Heights based Rescue Company 2, perfectly situated at 1815 Sterling Place.

    Unlike most outdated and small firehouses, this new design will offer space and tools for firefighters to thoroughly train and re-enact certain rescue scenarios that include balconies or extremely tall buildings.

    The exciting new firehouse project was announced in January, with local officials praising the bold new design and the leadership of Studio Gang, an architecture, interior, and urbanism practice based out of Chicago and New York City.

    Apart from the advancements in design and training capabilities, the firehouse will be energy efficient, boast a green roof, and will include a geothermal system located 500-feet below ground, which will regulate the buildings core temperature throughout the day.

    Although the structure is not planned for completion until 2018, the FDNY is eager to move into their new state-of-the-art home.

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