Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Plaza Fire House
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Box 15 Club of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 730.)
Location. 34° 3.362′ N, 118° 14.326′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Los Angeles Street. Touch for map. The fire house is located at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Latino Blood, American Hearts (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Junipero Serra 1713-1784 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Damien Marchessault (about 300 feet away); Biscailuz Building (about 300 feet away); First Mayor of Los Angeles Under United States Rule (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Regarding Plaza Fire House. This was the first building constructed as a fire station in Los Angeles. Built in 1884, it served as a firehouse until 1897. After this it was used for various purposes until restored in 1960 and opened as a museum of fire-fighting equipment of the late 19th century. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Notable Buildings •
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