Tag Archives: Second Ward

Good Brick Award given to Firestation No 2

Owners Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock were awarded another Good Brick award from Preservation Houston for the renovation to Firestation No 2. This building is the centerpiece of the 2East development, and is a shining example of preservation and adaptation. … Continue reading

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Joining the Eastwood Home Tour

This Saturday, October 18, and Sunday October 19, is the 19th Annual Eastwood Home Tour, and the Firestation and grounds were invited to join the tour.  Please join us to get a glimpse into the Firestation still under construction, as … Continue reading

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Firestation texture

Later this week, the Firestation Engine Hall will get a new concrete floor, as the old one is of questionable quality, as well as having a slope down to the main doors for the horse drawn and, later, motorized fire … Continue reading

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Firestation #2 Mascots

We’ve learned of a couple of the Firestation Mascots, dogs who were part of the team, who seem to be still on the site, in spirit. According to Betty Kanka of Horseshoe Bay, TX, who lived near the Firestation and … Continue reading

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The fascinating history of the Garrow Victorians

The Garrow Victorians are a group of late 19th century folk victorian homes that tell the tale of an ambitious young man by the name of Andrew J. Kuhn.  He designed and built these homes in a then-new development named … Continue reading

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The history of Engine House 2

One of the initial goals of the restoration of Engine House 2, was to achieve the City of Houston’s historic Landmark status, which helps to protect the firestation for years to come.  In order to have the building recognized by … Continue reading

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