Walden Fire House Residences REVERE, MA
Built in 1907 in a restrained Classical Revival style, this former Fire Station now provides home to seven units of senior housing. Former fire truck bays now serve as a first floor community space for the broader neighborhood. Original staircases were retained, and still wrap around the fire house pole that had been used for quick passage. Original wood wainscoting and trim have been retained and replicated, while historic images have been reproduced as artwork in the hallways. Funded by both historic and low-income housing tax credits, this new use helps rejuvenate a historic TOD neighborhood, within a walk of both the Blue Line MBTA station and the Revere Beach waterfront.