From Fire House to Office Space: Boston's Eustis Street Fire House
Posted on: February 27, 2014
By: Lauren Walser
When your office is located in an old firehouse, chances are you’re going to get a lot of questions about the fire pole.
Sadly, Kathy Kottaridis, executive director of , must inform those curious about her nonprofit organization’s new office that the original fire pole in the 1859 Eustis Street Fire House is long gone.
But pole or no pole, the firehouse -- the oldest remaining firehouse in Boston -- is today a vibrant 21st-century office space, thanks to the efforts of Historic Boston, Inc., a preservation group that fully restored the structure back in 2011.
And this historic building was in particular need of saving.