Doors Open Denver 2017
Denver Fire Department participated in the 2017 Doors Open Denver program on April 29th and 30th, 2017. Stations 3, 14, and 18 were among the sixty eight sites open to the public for the annual two-day event that allows residents and visitors to explore some of city’s unique, historic, and artistic buildings.
Station 3, at 2500 N. Washington Street, was built in 1931. The rectangular building derives complexity from its multiple gables, arches and terra cotta details. .
Station 14, at 1426 Oneida Street, was built in 1937 at a cost of $23,000. The two-story brick building, a Works Progress Administration project, reflects the popular English influence in architectural styles in Denver during the 1930s including herringbone pattern brickwork and a side gable roof. Station 14 serves the Montclair neighborhood.
Station 18, at 8701 E. Alameda Avenue, was built in 2014 at a cost of $8 million. Firefighters can train for all types of emergencies including high-rise buildings, search and rescue, and confined space rescue in this state of the art station funded through the 2007 Better Denver Bond Program. Station 18 serves the Lowry neighborhood.