NEW EMS STATION BREAKS GROUND IN BROOKLYN
NEW YORK CITY — The Fire Department of New York has broken ground for the construction of the Greenpoint Emerggency Medical Service Station in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. The two-story, 12,400-sqare-foot facility will include garage space for four vehicles, equipment storage space, offices, locker rooms, a fitness facility, a training room, and a 700-square-foot kitchen and lounge area. The building, which was designed by Michielli + Wyetzner Architects, will feature a skylight running the length of the building as well as a double-height, glass-enclosed entry. The opening is slated for June 2012.