With Six Times The Charm

The storms have been heavy and frequent lately in Texas, but Monday, June 13th at 3:00 pm we were lucky enough to get a break from the rain for the Lewisville Fire Station No. 6 Dedication Ceremony!  BRW project team members Gary DeVries, AIA, Stephen Hilt, AIA and Carol Kesler, AIA were thrilled to participate!

The City foresees a rapidly increasing population in the immediate future that required an expanded fire station in this location, effectively doubling the on-site personnel.  BRW designed 5,900 sf of building additions, with targeted renovations to the existing 6,200 sf fire station, as well as increased parking capacity, and a two tank fueling station for City vehicles.

“It was a tiny place that didn’t look like a fire station, until now,” boasted Mayor Pro Tem, TJ Gilmore. Before photos pictured below.

We couldn’t be more proud of the outcome of Fire Station No. 6.  “Working with BRW, they’re always willing to listen; we ask questions and they put it together.  This station has been used for fifteen years but it’s a new station and a new day,” remarked Chief Tim Tittle.

BRW wants to thank the City of Lewisville and our team members for their hard work and dedication on this project.  It was a successful project and we look forward to more opportunities with the City! 20160613_160707_EDIT.jpg

“A big ‘thank you’ to the citizens of Lewisville for having faith in us and to BRW.  We’ve done many projects with them and they’re just great!” expressed John Weedon with Cooper General Contractors.

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Along for the ride was new employee Kathryn Petrauskas; this was her first dedication ceremony!  “The new expansion on Fire Station 6 adds much needed space and functionality to an already heavily circulated building. While the pops of color and well thought out spatial layout is greatly appreciated in the new, it is designed in such a way that it is able to blend seamlessly with the old. It was great to see the mayor, the chief, and all of the people involved come together to celebrate this beautiful and heavily welcomed new expansion,” exclaimed Petrauskas (pictured below on the left, next to Daniela Castro). 20160613_154356

As if the break in the rain didn’t seem like perfect timing enough, within ten minutes of the ceremony coming to its conclusion, Fire Station No. 6 received a call!

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