This 6,330 square foot one-story fire station is comprised of a two-vehicle, 2,255 square feet apparatus garage, a twelve-bed 2,590 square feet living quarters, and a 1,485 square foot partial basement. The distinctive bright red metal roof panels clearly defines this building from a distance.
A master plan was developed for a new green space corridor along the banks of the Elkhart River, in downtown Elkhart, Indiana. The master plan featured new information kiosks, pedestrian bridges, sculpted lawns, colorful gardens, large outdoor amphitheater, ice rink and pavilion, river edge walkways, and new parking. As part of the master plan study, a 1/8 inch scale model of the entire area bordering the parkway was constructed. The parkway titled "Elkhart Riverwalk Commons" included a four city block long Central Park and was designed to be constructed in three phases. The completed first Phase, includes a new pedestrian walkway along the east bank of the Elkhart River. Phase two, which has also been completed, includes a new Ice rink/path and interactive water feature with associated ancillary buildings. Phase three west bank green space and general parking has been studied in several subsequent iterations but has not yet been developed.