What Do You Get When You Convert an Old Oak Cliff Firehouse Into a Restaurant?

by Paula Bosse

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by Paula Bosse

Station 15 — at Davis and Bishop — was a working firehouse decades before it was converted into Gloria’s restaurant in the Bishop Arts District. Here are the “before” photos.

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While you’re enjoying that incredible black rice (among other things…), take the time to enjoy your surroundings — it’s  not everyday you’re able to dine inside an old firehouse (don’t miss the brass fireman’s pole). Here’s the firehouse today:

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First and third photo from Dallas Firefighters Museum collection on the Portal to Texas History site here.

Second photo (circa 1931) is available for purchase here.

Photo of Gloria’s from The Dallas Morning News.

More info on Station 15 here.

Gloria’s website here.

Click photos for larger images.

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Copyright © 2014 Paula Bosse. All Rights Reserved.

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