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Rancho Mission Viejo Blog on Sendero Fire Station

We wrote an article mentioning last week’s groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station No. 56.  If you are interested in more details, Rancho Mission Viejo has published a blog post with some additional information about the ceremony and the station.  For example:

Designed by Architect Irving Gill, the Spanish Progressive style of simplicity and minimalist form in the station’s plans is reminiscent of the California Mission style. Considered by many of his peers to be a pioneer of the modern movement in architecture, Irving Gill designed the station to showcase simple shapes, stucco walls, deeply recessed arched doors, and arched window openings.

Read the entire blog here, with some photos from the groundbreaking.

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