Sanford Chamber of Commerce celebrates completion of Historic Fire Station Loft renovation

SANFORD, Fla. — A two-year renovation project at one of Central Florida’s most unique spaces is complete.

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The Sanford Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday to celebrate the completion of the loft remodeling above the Historic Sanford Fire Station.

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Available for rent via Airbnb, the 2,400 square-foot space has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

The renovations include new flooring to give it an even more historic look, while updated bathrooms offer a more modern, industrial look.

One key addition was a solid brass fire pole  recycled from another station and installed in the same spot a pole once sat when the Sanford station opened in 1887.

One of the final and most important item was completed today. We installed a brass fire pole recycled from another...

Posted by Historic Sanford Fire Station on Saturday, November 20, 2021

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They also installed new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems that weren’t previously operating in the lower part of the building.

A canopy resembling the building’s original look was also installed on the exterior, along with newly-remodeled windows.

The building is also home to a fire station themed bar.

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