Fire Station No.15 – Belmont

Fire Station No. 15, one of at least eight neighborhood stations constructed by the City of Fort Worth in the 1920s, was designed by architect Charles F. Allen in the Bungalow style to blend with the character of the neighborhood. Contractor B. B. Adams constructed the building of ochre brick, stucco and wood frame. The one-story structure features an offset gabled portico under a half-hipped roof. Early photographs indicate that the original garage door, designed to appear as a false brick wall with windows, has since been removed. A tower with asbestos siding for drying hoses has been added over the garage, replacing or obscuring two chimneys. The stucco central column on the porchis probably an addition as well. Sold in 1968 by the City of Fort Worth to the present owners, the structure has been converted into a residence. It is eligible for inclusion in the proposed Bungalow Fire Stations National Register Thematic Group.

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