Structure Type: built works - public buildings - fire stations

Designers: Bumgardner, A.O., Architect (firm); Albert Orin Bumgardner (architect)

Dates: constructed 1953-1954

1 story

Building History

Seattle architect A.O. Bumgardner (1923-1987) designed Fire Station #2 for the the King County Fire District #20, completed in about 1954. The station had a Modern aesthetic, with a flat roof and an unornamented exterior, its structure comprised of an inexpensive, industrially-manufactured product, concrete blocks.

Building Notes

The Fire Station #2 won a Second Place Award in the Unit Masonry Association's Puget Sound design competition of c. 1954. (See Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, Unit Masonry Idea Book, [Seattle: Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, c. 1954], n.p.)

PCAD id: 24305