McLendon-Chisholm Department of Public Safety

Posted on January 11, 2021

Callahan & Freeman’s design for a public safety building consists of a three apparatus bay fire station with office space for future police staff. An entry tower element leads visitors into reception with the watch, day room and kitchen orbiting nearby. Dormitory and multipurpose functions are placed off to the side with the apparatus bay and gear lockers located in the rear of the facility. Precast concrete, standing seam roofing and manufactured stone make up the exterior materials which compliment the city hall building located across the street.

Fort Worth Police – South Patrol Division

Posted on July 20, 2020

Callahan & Freeman addresses the City’s need for a South Patrol Division facility by organizing the components of patrol, neighborhood police, detectives, Directed Response Teams, and bike patrol functions adjacent to a community room. An angled central corridor winds through the building and harvests natural light through the utilization of metal clad and glazed towers. Integral colored concrete, exterior metal cladding panels, and an art sculpture adorns the exterior. The building is positioned on a 15 acre site and is secured with a precast concrete wall.

Keene City Hall & Community Center

Posted on November 19, 2018

Callahan & Freeman’s solution for the Keene City Hall and Community Center places the community center main space and associated kitchen to one side of a central lobby. The wood paneled council chamber, city management offices, and economic development spaces are located to the other side of the lobby. Brick veneer and standing seam roofing clad the 23,973 SF cold-formed metal framed facility.

Medina County ESD Fire Station

Posted on November 19, 2018

Callahan & Freeman’s design for this one-story, three apparatus bay fire station contains a sleeping area, kitchen/dayroom/training spaces, and office functions in an extremely compact footprint which minimizes circulation, while accomplishing the project budget. The pre-engineered metal building system utilizes a metal clad tower to distinguish the building entry.

Bastrop Fire Station #4

Posted on November 19, 2018

Callahan & Freeman locates Bastrop Fire Station #4 on a four acre site, providing a four bay, 11,853 SF precast concrete and stone veneer station with a metal clad tower identifying the entry to the building. The community training and dining spaces are located towards the front of the facility with the kitchen, sleeping quarters and offices towards the rear. Bunker gear, decontamination, and SCBA functions serve as a buffer between the apparatus bays and the living portion of the fire station.

Bridgeport Municipal Complex

Posted on April 20, 2017

Callahan & Freeman’s design for the City of Bridgeport Municipal Complex places the city council chamber and supporting city official offices into a compact layout which utilizes minimum circulation with maximum efficiency. The judge’s chambers and pre-council spaces are located immediately off the main chamber while the lobby addresses security concerns by separating the general public from the city staff in a welcoming manner. A stone, concrete and metal roof entry canopy funnels visitors into the 9,157 SF building.

Hood County Justice Center

Posted on April 20, 2017

Callahan & Freeman’s solution for a county justice center occurs on a 7 acre site, a one story facility containing 4 court rooms and multiple county government functions. The building houses a district court, along with county constables, attorney, clerk, judges, tax assessor and treasurer, and the associated support spaces. Stone veneer accents and metal roofing highlight the exterior of this 52,000 SF justice center.

Kennedale Municipal Center

Posted on April 20, 2017

Callahan & Freeman’s solution for the Kennedale Municipal Center provides a large concrete and metal roof entry canopy which leads visitors into a main corridor and lobby spine. The court and council functions occur on one side of this central corridor while the city staff offices and support spaces lie across the spine. An aggregate concrete panel and brick veneer finish make up the exterior of this 12,000 SF city hall facility.

Aledo City Hall

Posted on April 20, 2017

Callahan & Freeman’s schematic design concept for the future Aledo City Hall includes a double volume council chamber and lobby on the front end of the building, with city staff offices and support spaces located down the axis of the 9,365 SF concrete and stone building. The structure will be located adjacent to an historic railroad depot flanked by a new fountain and patio and is sited adjacent to a future city pavilion and amphitheater park.

Hudson Oaks City Hall

Posted on November 21, 2016

Callahan & Freeman’s design for the Hudson Oaks City Hall provides a courtroom and city staff office environment for the continuously growing population of this small community. The 5,568 SF concrete and stone building, along with its accompanying stone and metal pavilion, is sited within a 5.75 acre city park surrounded by a perimeter walking trail.

Fate Fire Station #1

Posted on November 21, 2016

Callahan & Freeman’s design for Fate Fire Station #1 consists of a two-story brick veneer building housing 4 apparatus bays and living/training functions for its volunteer occupants. The bays, support areas and office functions reside on the first level, while the living and training functions occur on the second level. A rooftop patio with arbor and a fireman’s pole highlight the second floor of the 9,026 SF facility.

Forney Fire Station #2

Posted on November 18, 2016

Callahan & Freeman’s design for the Forney Fire Station #2 is located on a 3 acre corner lot. The three apparatus bay, 10,647 SF station is a one story structure placing the offices, dining and day room areas close to the front of the building and tucking the sleeping functions towards the back. Bunker gear, extractor and SCBA functions are orbiting directly off the apparatus bays. Painted concrete, stone and metal panels clad the exterior while fully glazed overhead doors provide natural lighting into the bays.

City of Jourdanton Municipal Complex

Posted on November 18, 2016

Callahan & Freeman’s design for City of Jourdanton Municipal Complex features police, court and city hall functions combined within one facility. The design incorporates precast concrete exterior walls and stone veneer which blend in with the materials utilized throughout the region. The separate interior functions although compartmentalized for efficiency, exhibit linkages which make the circulation flow smoothly throughout the 13,026 SF building.