Engine Company 16

53 East Pershing Road

LEED: Platinum

This new 19,725-square-foot fire house is being constructed on the city-owned property at 3901 S. Wabash Ave. It will be a modified Prototype B engine company with a Hazmat Unit and include the following components: a large apparatus bay to house multiple emergency vehicles, full kitchen, locker rooms, toilet facilities, sleeping quarters, officers’ quarters, physical training room, meeting room, education room, EMS Field Division South offices, a 150-foot communication tower, and parking for approximately 30 vehicles.


  • Friends of the Chicago River 2013 Silver Ribbon
  • 2013 Engineering News Record Midwest Award of Merit

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