City of Charleston Fire Station No. 6 – Charleston WV

City:
Charleston, WV

Site Type:
Military and Public Safety, Civic Facilities, Auxiliary Civic Facilities, Firehouses

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Public Works Administration (PWA), Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

Completed:
1939

Designer:
C.P. Fortney (Consulting Engineer)

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

One of several fire stations built in the City of Charleston under the New Deal.

Source notes

Site Visit 25 May 2019.

FEAPW plaque.

Site originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on June 16, 2019.

Location Info


5008 MacCorkle Avenue
Charleston, West Virginia 25304

Location notes: Located on MacCorkle Avenue near the 50th Street (modern name, previously Kanawha City number streets were a lower number until merged with the City of Charleston and renumbered to avoid number street duplication) in the Kanawha City section of Charleston, West Virginia. The fire house is one block east of 50th street on the north side. 17N: (449570E, 4241368N) -81.577412, Y: 38.318480

Coordinates: 38.3189931, -81.57691569999997

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