Historic fire station in Anniston being auctioned off online

Historic Anniston Firehouse
This old firehouse in Anniston is up for auction. (City of Anniston, Alabama / Facebook)

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning an abandoned Spanish Colonial Revival-style firehouse that’s on the National Register of Historic Places, now’s your chance. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is auctioning off an old firehouse in Anniston, Alabama—here’s the scoop.

This Anniston firehouse is on the National Register of Historic Places

Historic Anniston Firehouse
The old Anniston firehouse is two-story building full of history. (City of Anniston, Alabama / Facebook)

According to a release from the GSA, the two-story stucco firehouse is located at 34 Traffic Circle in Anniston. Here are some of the features of the old firehouse:

  • Built originally for the Ft. McClellan Army installation in 1936
  • Approximately 8,000 square feet
  • Spanish Colonial Revival style with a red-tiled barrel clay roof and painted stucco exterior walls
  • Two round arched garage openings
  • Three Juliet balconies

Yep, it’s pretty cool. And it’s on the National Register of Historic Places.

The auction for the Anniston firehouse has already started

The old Anniston firehouse is being auctioned off by the GSA, and $80,000 is the starting bid. The auction is open through September 21, and both GSA and the City of Anniston are excited about the building’s potential.

“This stalwart structure offers owners a chance to differentiate their business with a structure that offers unique, historical charm.

It offers an opportunity to preserve a bit of history from our nation’s past.”

Giancarlo Brizzi, Regional Commissioner, GSA’s Southeast Sunbelt (GSA)

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