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Commerce Avenue Fire Hall, 201-205 Commerce Avenue, Knoxville, Knox County, TN

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Commerce Avenue Fire Hall, 201-205 Commerce Avenue, Knoxville, Knox County, TN

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Summary

Significance: The Commerce Avenue Fire Hall was built in 1904. Its impressive size and design reflects the pre-occupation of growing 19th century urban centers with the threat of fire. Its Renaissance Revival facade is noted for its pressed metal cornice, dormer, and one-story portico. It is one of the best extant examples of a large downtown fire hall in the South.
Survey number: HABS TN-211

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cary, Brian, transmitter
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Location

knox county35.96762, -83.91838
Google Map of 35.9676153, -83.91838419999999
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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