Visit to the current Engine House 27

We’ve been plugging away. Cleaning. Taking down old stuff. Thinking about new stuff. And learning more about the past. Martin’s mom A while ago Buck, a current firefighter from 27 and a former firefighter from our 27, stopped by on his way back to the current 27 from picking up groceries for chow. Martin was… Read more »

Let there be Light!

On February 14th, typically known as Valentine’s Day, Martin came home to a nice new succulent and a ring pop.  Little did I know, that I would be getting a wild surprize in just a few minutes. Martin told me we had to go to the firehouse for something, and also, he had bought drinks… Read more »

Grand on River

Today we went over to Grand on River to hang with our buddy Bruno, check out his space, and smash some stuff. Bruno is a fellow city of Detroit person who is deep into giving new life to a building that’s got a long history and was ultimately being underutilized. His spot is now known as Grand… Read more »

Engine House 27 as of 2/2/17

This is what things look like right now. Today.

Photos on photos from just 2 weeks after closing

This is a bunch of photos.  Photos that show mostly the tiny details of what kind of state Engine House 27 was in, when we took possession. 

A 30 yd dumpster, 26 mattresses and 3 walls

Martin ordered another 30 yard dumpster a week ago. This time we got what we ordered the first time. I had been sick for about 2 days, weak, shaky, pounding headache and I can’t breathe. So he was at the firehouse working while I was at home working my normal job in between naps. I… Read more »

Since November

Ok, so we had one really busy day in November. But what’s happened since then, you ask? Well, a ton, and not much. Martin has been there working a lot. I have been there very seldom. In December we took some time off for holidays and spending time with families. In January we went to… Read more »

One busy day back in November

So a lot has happened in and around the firehouse. And we have been pretty bad at actually updating the site. So this one day, back in November, I had a very jam packed day. And I would like to try and remember what happened. I got to the firehouse at 8am to clean up… Read more »

Green Building Aspirations and our “Goldmine” Green Foundation

I have grand aspirations for what our firehouse could be. A fantastic place to live, a great generator of passive revenues, an integral part of a tight-knit community, a place where creativity and community thrive. But additionally, I’d love for it to be a place that we see as the future of building, and asset… Read more »

Kitchen updates

Here are some before and after photos of the work we’ve done in the kitchen so far.   This is in the kitchen before we had actually purchased the building. Here is a Martin doing a little mid-kitchen clean up. Here’s after the rain stopped and I cleaned a little more. Here is when Martin… Read more »

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  • Visit to the current Engine House 27

    We’ve been plugging away. Cleaning. Taking down old stuff. Thinking about new stuff. And learning more about the past. Martin’s mom A while ago Buck, a current firefighter from 27 and a former firefighter from our 27, stopped by on his way back to the current 27 from picking up groceries for chow. Martin was… Read more »

  • Let there be Light!

    On February 14th, typically known as Valentine’s Day, Martin came home to a nice new succulent and a ring pop.  Little did I know, that I would be getting a wild surprize in just a few minutes. Martin told me we had to go to the firehouse for something, and also, he had bought drinks… Read more »

  • Grand on River

    Today we went over to Grand on River to hang with our buddy Bruno, check out his space, and smash some stuff. Bruno is a fellow city of Detroit person who is deep into giving new life to a building that’s got a long history and was ultimately being underutilized. His spot is now known as Grand… Read more »

  • Engine House 27 as of 2/2/17

    This is what things look like right now. Today.

  • Photos on photos from just 2 weeks after closing

    This is a bunch of photos.  Photos that show mostly the tiny details of what kind of state Engine House 27 was in, when we took possession. 

  • A 30 yd dumpster, 26 mattresses and 3 walls

    Martin ordered another 30 yard dumpster a week ago. This time we got what we ordered the first time. I had been sick for about 2 days, weak, shaky, pounding headache and I can’t breathe. So he was at the firehouse working while I was at home working my normal job in between naps. I… Read more »

  • Since November

    Ok, so we had one really busy day in November. But what’s happened since then, you ask? Well, a ton, and not much. Martin has been there working a lot. I have been there very seldom. In December we took some time off for holidays and spending time with families. In January we went to… Read more »

  • One busy day back in November

    So a lot has happened in and around the firehouse. And we have been pretty bad at actually updating the site. So this one day, back in November, I had a very jam packed day. And I would like to try and remember what happened. I got to the firehouse at 8am to clean up… Read more »

  • Green Building Aspirations and our “Goldmine” Green Foundation

    I have grand aspirations for what our firehouse could be. A fantastic place to live, a great generator of passive revenues, an integral part of a tight-knit community, a place where creativity and community thrive. But additionally, I’d love for it to be a place that we see as the future of building, and asset… Read more »

  • Kitchen updates

    Here are some before and after photos of the work we’ve done in the kitchen so far.   This is in the kitchen before we had actually purchased the building. Here is a Martin doing a little mid-kitchen clean up. Here’s after the rain stopped and I cleaned a little more. Here is when Martin… Read more »