Firehouse, Engine Company 33 and Ladder Company 9 facts for kids
Firehouse, Engine Company 33
|Location||42 Great Jones, Manhattan, New York City, New York|
|Architect||Ernest Flagg and W.B. Chambers|
|NRHP reference No.||72000871|
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|Added to NRHP||March 16, 1972|
Firehouse, Engine Company 33 and Ladder Company 9 is a New York City Fire Department firehouse at 42 Great Jones Street in NoHo, Manhattan. It is the home of Engine Company 33 and Ladder Company 9. The building is a Beaux Arts structure built in 1899 by Ernest Flagg and W.B. Chambers.
Engine 33 Company was originally organized on Mercer Street in lower Manhattan on November 1, 1865, but then moved to its present location on June 1, 1899. Ladder Company 9 was organized in 1865; its first house was on Elizabeth Street. It moved to 42 Great Jones Street in 1948. The Great Jones Street location was also the home of the Chief of Department for a time.
The first engine kept at 42 Great Jones was powered by steam and built by Clapp & Jones Manufacturing Company, Hudson, New York. It was able to throw water 215 feet. https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/224/middlemen?act=2
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