The new Denver Northfield Fire Station #39 is in response to the growing Northfield community located at 50th Ave and Central Park Blvd. in Stapleton. Fire stations are an integral part of the community; part first responders workplace with apparatus storage and repair, the firefighters home, a good neighbor, and a community structure. Traditional exterior design and materials were used to continue the strong image of the Denver Fire Department with careful attention to plan and detailing of the interior for a light filled living area with efficient access to the apparatus at all times. As a public building, operations and maintenance are key to this 50/100 year building including utilizing sustainable design, with the building set to achieve a LEED gold rating.