FIRE ENGINE COMPANY 47 FIREHOUSE
500 West 113th Street
Napoleon LeBrun & Sons, 1889–91
New York City Individual Landmark
In the late 19th century, the city’s fire services extended to Upper Manhattan through the construction of new firehouses. This Romanesque Revival firehouse, characterized by a highly ornamental façade of yellow brick, brownstone, terra cotta and cast-iron, was one of many designed by the firm of Napoleon LeBrun & Sons.