Chicago Landmarks

Engine Company 129, Truck 50

Exterior view, CCL, 2003     Address: 8120 S. Ashland Ave.
Year Built: 1928 - 1929
Date Designated a Chicago Landmark: October 1, 2003

Rendering by the department of public works, divison of architecture 1928 This firehouse is trimmed in terra cotta and ornamented with Gothic-style details. It was built during an important period of growth for Chicago that resulted in the construction of some of the City's most ornate firehouses. Through their history and architecture historic Chicago firehouses like this one represent evolving ideas about the firehouse and fire protection in the City over time.