Leadership

NEW ALARM HEADQUARTERS, BOSTON

Issue 16 and Volume 75.

NEW ALARM HEADQUARTERS, BOSTON Structure Isolated in Park-Last Word in Fire Alarm Station Design-It Combines Safety with Beauty and General Utility AFTER months of preliminary planning and consultations between Mayor James M. Curley, of Boston, Mass., and officials of the Boston fire department and of the park and recreations department a design has at last been selected for the new central fire alarm telegraph headquarters in The Fenway, which is satisfactory to all concerned. The problem of combining beauty and utility in a municipal structure to be erected in the heart of the picturesque Fenway has been solved by the firm of O’Connell & Shaw, Boston architects, who were selected by the mayor to draw the final plans. The drawings show a magnificent building but so well arranged that it will be eminently practical as well as architecturally beautiful. The cost will be approximately $300,000 and the signalling apparatus which…

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