The purpose of this study is to identify the character defining features of storefront and red brick fire stations and the necessity of understanding the history of firefighting in order to identify the character defining features. This study also examines the effectiveness of National Park Service Preservation Brief 17 Architectural Character – Identifying the Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving their Character in regards to identifying the character defining.
Wilson, Kathleen M., "Looking Twice: Identifying and Understanding the Character Defining Features of Historic Fire Stations" (2015). Historic Preservation Theses. 10.