The City of Maplewood's New Fire Station Opens

It's a big day for the City of Maplewood as their new fire station opens its doors. The 20,000 sq. ft., two-story building is slated to achieve LEED Silver Certification and become the first and only fire station in St. Louis to be LEED Certified. The building will also be St. Louis' first utilizing LEED Version 4. 

 Brick, copper, limestone...and fire engine red.

Brick, copper, limestone...and fire engine red.

 Main Entry

Main Entry

 Window into the apparatus bay with copper-clad brow.

Window into the apparatus bay with copper-clad brow.

 The 25' x 10' window allows a view into the apparatus bay along Manchester Road.

The 25' x 10' window allows a view into the apparatus bay along Manchester Road.

 The exterior palette is contextual borrowing from the nearby City Hall, School and Library.

The exterior palette is contextual borrowing from the nearby City Hall, School and Library.

 Offices are on the Lower Level and Sleeping Quarters and Day Room are on the Main Level.

Offices are on the Lower Level and Sleeping Quarters and Day Room are on the Main Level.

 View of the training tower 

View of the training tower