|ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Construction is complete on the new $3 million Firehouse #1 at Vernon and Westgate Avenues in University City, Missouri. Kwame Building Group was construction project manager and Archimages was the architect.The new 17,000-square-foot two-story firehouse replaces the original Firehouse #1, which was more than 100 years old. The new facility features five fire engine bays, a training room and administrative offices on the first floor, with a workout room on the mezzanine. Living quarters on the second floor include 10 bedrooms with 30 beds, a full kitchen and an outdoor deck.
The project was funded in part by a $2.6 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Assistance to Firefighters Station Construction Grant, with the balance funded by University City.
Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME is an employee-owned pure program and construction management firm headquartered in St. Louis, with division offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Seattle. For more information, visit www.kwamebuildinggroup.com or call 314.862.5344.
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Source: Kwame Building Group – News