Houghton Fire Hall, photo submitted c. 1978
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Houghton Fire Hall
404 East Montezuma Street, Houghton - Houghton County
Other Names Continental Fire Company N.I.
Property Type fire station
Historic Use GOVERNMENT/fire station
Current Use COMMERCE/TRADE/warehouse
Style Italianate
Late Victorian
Narrative Description The Houghton Fire Hall is a three-story, brick, Italianate structure with a bracketed eavesline. One-over-one double hung sash windows with hood moulds are present on the east elevation. A central cupola rises from the flat roof. The structure rests on a raised white-painted rubble foundation.
Statement of Significance The Houghton Fire Hall was the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University, from 1886-89.
Period of Significance 1886-1889
Significant Date(s) 1886
Registry Type(s) 08/06/1976 State Register listed
Site ID# P23261