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This week: Converted firehouses

1. New York This four-bedroom townhouse is located on a cobblestoned street in the Tribeca neighborhood. Formerly the Baxter Hook & Ladder Co., the house features heated limestone floors, a large terrace, Italian cabinetry, a home theater, and a gym. $13,995,000. Robert Dvorin, Town Real Estate, (917) 365-0040

2. Minneapolis This unique two-bedroom condominium is located between Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet in a 1906 building that was once Fire Station 23. The apartment features a fireplace, high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and hardwood floors. $379,900. Schelly Braden, Coldwell Banker Burnet, (612) 850-6889

3. Tampa Built in 1911, this converted firehouse features a furnished loft-style luxury apartment above a storage area for 12 automobiles. The home has hardwood ceilings and floors and includes a landscaped courtyard with an outdoor sound system. $1,595,000. Mary Kelly, Smith & Associates, (813) 839-3800

4. Austin Once home to the city’s first fire company, this 1890 mixed-use building has a three-bedroom apartment above a retail space that for decades housed Capitol Saddlery’s saddle- and boot-makers. The living space includes high box-beam ceilings, Venetian wall treatments, and chandeliers from the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. $4,400,000. Gary Dolch, Capital City Sotheby’s International Realty, (512) 656-5627

Steal of the week5. Great Diamond Island, Maine This three-bedroom house is located on an island in Casco Bay and once served as the fire barn for historic Fort McKinley. The building features extensive wainscoting, an interior balcony, a slate roof, and a ladder that leads to a tower with 360-degree views. The island’s pool, tennis courts, and hiking trails are all within walking distance. $350,000. Amy Farrell, Port Island Realty, (207) 766-5966

6. Brooklyn, N.Y. Director Spike Lee’s production company was until recently headquartered at this converted firehouse across from Fort Greene Park. The building has two loft-style duplex apartments and features spiral staircases, a roof deck, and oversize windows. $3,900,000. Zaure Karabalina and Linda VanderWoude, Halstead Property, (718) 613-2043

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