Atlanta Fire Station 19


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Station 19 is Atlanta's oldest continuously operating fire station.  Located in the heart of the historic Virginia Highland neighborhood, the station has been a local landmark for more than 90 years.

Based on its age, the station is automatically on the city's replacement list for 2016. This decision has not been announced to the community at large, though, and key constituents in the neighborhood are very concerned about the possible loss of this historic resource that is central to our safety and community life. Interested citizens can help protect the station by donating funds to help renovate it.

Our building is in good structural condition but needs basic repairs.  A neighborhood committee consisting of architects, historians, preservationists, community leaders and contractors has made recommendations to renovate and update the building in partnership with the Atlanta Fire Department and the City of Atlanta.

Protecting our station will require community support.  The public voted and approved the Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond, and our councilman Alex Wan has set aside funds to help with the station's preservation.  The community has raised over $100k to supplement those funds, and we need another $100k to complete the fundraising and keep No. 19 operating in a safe and efficient manner for another 50 years.  Our goal is to raise those funds by December 2015 so we can renovate the station and keep it in-service.



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Atlanta Fire Department Fire Station no. 19 1063 N. Highland Ave. NE Atlanta GA 30306