SEI Design Group was contracted by the IAFF Local 1071 to construct a new facility on vacant parcels located at 45 and 60 Hudson Avenue in Rochester, NY.
The new facility is a one-story, 10,500 ft2 building with adjacent parking. Aesthetically, the building incorporates traditional firehouse elements, including a tower resembling those used for hose drying. Design began in August 2016 and construction was completed in May 2017.
Program elements consisted of a banquette hall for 200 guests with commercial kitchen and lounge; office and meeting spaces; associated support spaces such as a kitchenette, toilet, mechanical, utility, and storage rooms. Site development consisted of parking and utilities.