Wayne Township Fire Department – Station No. 82

Station No. 82 was a challenging, but highly rewarding, design opportunity. The station is built directly over its predecessor, a former Kroger grocery that had been converted into a fire station in the 1980s. Site limitations required living quarter spaces be located directly above the apparatus bays. This atypical stacking is expressed through an assemblage of metal, glass, and brick on the exterior façade.

Located within a busy, densely populated suburban strip, the structure’s sleek, modern design successfully draws attention to itself.