Richmond (Va.). Dept. of Planning and Community Development
Original Description (From Book)
The fire station for Steamer Company #5, this is the oldest fire station in the City, built in 1863. The building is a most unusual Italianate building distinguished by three sided bays and original ornament.
Original Note (From Book)
200 Block of West Marshall Street - This block marks the beginning of Marshall Street as a residential neighborhood. While Marshall Street was not as stylish as Clay Street, it contains a number of fine smaller houses.
Date of Construction
Type of Building
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
bays (building divisions); ornaments
Steamer Company No. 5
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