Watch for the ‘For Sale’ sign soon at West Seattle’s ex-Fire Station 37

(2010 photo of ex-Fire Station 37, at 35th/Othello)
It’s likely to be a quick, routine vote of approval, but nonetheless, it should be noted that the authorization to sell historic former Fire Station 37 is on the agenda tomorrow during the City Council‘s afternoon meeting. Here’s the full version of what they’ll be voting on. The new Station 37, a few blocks south of the old one, opened last fall; the city had been taking comments on the old station’s future since last summer, and concluded it’s most likely to become a “private residence.” Ex-FS 37 was built in 1925.

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11 Replies to "Watch for the 'For Sale' sign soon at West Seattle's ex-Fire Station 37"

  • Jasperblu September 5, 2011 (3:57 pm)

    Oh how I’d love to turn that wonderful little building into a private home. I hope that’s exactly what someone does!

  • S September 5, 2011 (5:16 pm)

    Would be great to keep it as is and turn it into a private home. How fun to live in an old Fire House…It already has a 2 car garage :)

  • Recall McGinn September 5, 2011 (7:35 pm)

    Would not surprise me if the city buys the property (well over appraised value) and turns it into a homeless shelter.

  • firedownbelow September 5, 2011 (8:00 pm)

    A private ‘haunted’ residence from what I remember reading about it on the blog. Buyer beware you will be ‘sharing’ the space!

  • dsa September 6, 2011 (1:15 am)

    I’ll miss it. If it goes private residence they will likely build a fence and plant trees and shrubs thus obstructing being able to see it.

  • capo September 6, 2011 (9:02 am)

    What’s the point of buying an old fire house that doesn’t have a fire pole?

  • onceachef September 6, 2011 (9:27 am)

    Can we call it a “fire sale”? :)

  • shfy 1 September 6, 2011 (10:36 am)

    my curiosity is peaked(sp?)…more about the ghost of 37 please.
    and who wouldn’t want to live in an old firehouse, just for fun!

  • B-squared September 6, 2011 (12:11 pm)

    i think it would make a great eatery/pub (they could serve five alarm chili). here’s hoping it stays intact and available to the public in some manner.

  • Gabriel September 6, 2011 (10:32 pm)


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