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Fire Station 30

African-American Firefighter Museum

 

— 1913 —

 
Fire Station 30 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 14, 2019
1. Fire Station 30 Marker
Inscription.  
Staffed exclusively by blacks, thus becoming the city’s first all-black fire station.

Declared February 15, 1985, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 289, by the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
 
Erected 1985 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 289.)
 
Location. 34° 1.704′ N, 118° 14.827′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of South Central Avenue and 14th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 S Central Ave, Los Angeles CA 90021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Vincent Court (approx. 1.3 miles away); Woody Guthrie (approx. 1.4 miles away); Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oviatt Building (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Ironsides (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pershing Square (approx. 1.4 miles
Fire Station 30 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 14, 2019
2. Fire Station 30 Marker
Museum open Tue & Thur 10-2, Sun 1-4.
away); Spring Street (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Original Pantry Cafe (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Additional keywords. Coca-Cola Bottling Company Building, City Historic Monument No. 138
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil Rights
 
Fire Station 30 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 19, 2019
3. Fire Station 30
The marker is to the left of the doors.
Across the Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 19, 2019
4. Across the Street
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Building, a unique facade in streamline moderne architecture, designed by Robert Derrah in the 1930’s, L.A. City Historic Monument No.138 (marker is inside the building).
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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