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California Gas Stations (page 9)

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Tramway Gas Station
Palm Springs, CA
The Tramway Gas Station was designed by Albert Frey and built from 1963-1965. It features a parabolic roof and was originally an ENCO station. The building was nearly demolished in the late 1990s. In 2004, it reopened as the Palm Springs Visitors Center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Union 76 station
Beverly Hills, CA
This Union 76 station was designed by Gin Wong of William Pereira & Associates. The canopy was designed in 1965 for the Los Angeles International Airport. When the airport plans changed, the canopy was installed here for Jack Colker's Union 76 station. [map]

Chevron station
Santa Rosa, CA
This Chevron station features an enormous canopy. It appears to be from the 1960s or 1970s. [map]

Helios House
Los Angeles, CA
Helios House is a contemporary gas station but I'll include it anyway. It was designed by Office dA and built in 2007. A former, normal-looking Thrifty gas station from the mid-1970s was converted into this futuristic stainless steel structure for BP. The emphasis was placed on creating a gas station with low environmental impact. Much of this station was built with materials from the previous one. Solar panels are installed on the roof and rainwater is collected to water the drought-tolerant landscaping. It has been an ARCO station since 2010. These photos are from 2012. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. [map]

More California Gas Stations:
Richfield station (Alhambra) [vintage]
Mobilgas station (Anaheim) [vintage]
former station (Fresno)
Malcolm Nelson Station (Los Angeles) [vintage]
unknown station (Morgan's Landing)
unknown station: 1, 2 (Olancha) [gone]

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