1906 Pittsfield Firehouse Designer Showhouse & Restoration



Pittsfield Firehouse (235 Tyler Street, Pittsfield, MA, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Pittsfield MA)

Explore a Berkshires designer showhouse within a restored 1906 Pittsfield, Mass. Firehouse, to be completed in August 2022, and reimagined into residential homes by four celebrated BIPOC designers and teams, including Everick and Lisa Walker Brown, Everick Brown Design; Denise Gordon, Tanya Lewis and Marilyn Lavergne, The Austin Gray Design Group; Virginia Toledo, Partner in Toledo Geller; and Rasheeda Gray, Gray Space Interiors. Each home will also feature original art from a BIPOC artist. The showhouse is an initiative of The Kaleidoscope Project (TKP), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing multi-platform opportunities to designers and artists in BIPOC communities.

Prioritizing sustainability, the Firehouse is preserved by local developer David Carver, who has a long history of reimagining structures built in the early 1900s, giving them a new purpose, while maintaining their historic integrity.

General admission is $35 daily from Friday, August 5, 2022, though Monday, August 15th during the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.).

An opening night celebration ($150) is Thursday, August 4th 5:30-10:00 p.m.

Proceeds from ticket sales will be earmarked to advance TKP’s objectives of providing scholarships and inspiring internships to those in the BIPOC community interested in careers in a creative field, through partnerships with educational programs and other 501(c)(3) organizations.