Sale of retired Firehouse #3

The City of Decatur is again accepting proposals for the sale of the retired Decatur Fire Station #3 located at 1308 W. Eldorado St. in Decatur, IL.  Proposals will be accepted via email to or by hard copy delivered to the Decatur City Manager’s Office on the 3rd floor of the Decatur Civic Center.

The property is highly visible, at a lighted intersection, across the street from commercial businesses.  The property is 18,000 square feet with a 3,483 square foot brick building.  The facility though originally constructed in 1926, has been well maintained as a Decatur Fire Station until its retirement in October 2021.  More information about the property and building can be found opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file .

The City can accommodate viewings of the property if requested. Prospective buyers should provide an offer price (suggested minimum of $100K) along with a description of what they intend to do with the property both in the near term and longer term.  The City intends to sell the property to those who have the best plan for the property which meets the needs of this neighborhood and the community as a whole.

For more information about this unique property, opens in a new windowclick hereopens PDF file .   If you have questions or concerns, please contact City Manager’s Office.

City of Decatur, City Manager’s Office