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Michigan Art Deco Gas Stations

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former station
Grand Rapids, MI
former station
Detroit, MI
This former station in Grand Rapids now houses Los Pepe's Tire Shop. [map]

This former station in Detroit now houses the Puritan Garage. [map]

former station
Saginaw, MI
This former station now houses a Metro PCS store. The five-sided building is located on a triangular lot. [map]

former station
Traverse City, MI
This former station was built in 1935. It was known as Mac's Super Station and later as Crandall's Super Service. It was a Mobil station at one time. There is still a Mobil plastic disc sign on the side of the building. I don't know what brand was sold here originally. The building now houses Randy's Old Towne Service. [map]

former station
Grand Rapids, MI
This former station now houses Russ' Car Center. [map]

former Hi-Speed station
Saginaw, MI
This former Hi-Speed station now houses Gary's Complete Auto Detailing. This style of Hi-Speed station had the company's name spelled out vertically on the tower. In the early 1940s, there were 1,800 Hi-Speed stations in MI and northern OH. There were 350 in Detroit, 225 in Cleveland, and 125 in Toledo. These stations were later acquired by Pure Oil and the tower signage changed to spell out "Pure". For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

former Hi-Speed station
Flat Rock, MI
former Hi-Speed station
Ann Arbor, MI
This former Hi-Speed station in Flat Rock is now occupied by Guardian Car Care. [map]

This former Hi-Speed station in Ann Arbor now houses Packard Auto Repair. The chimney was removed sometime after 2006. These photos are from 2011. By 2016, the building had been painted blue and yellow. [map]

former Hi-Speed station
Wyandotte, MI
former Hi-Speed station
Detroit, MI
This former Hi-Speed station in Wyandotte now houses Pancho's II Mexican Restaurant. [map]

Mr. Fix It was the most recent occupant of this former Hi-Speed station in Detroit. The building has been vacant for many years. These photos are from 2009. Around 2016, the building was painted brown. It still appeared to be vacant. [map]

former Hi-Speed station
Detroit, MI
This former Hi-Speed station looks like it's been abandoned for many years. It is surrounded by chain link fencing. [map]

former Hi-Speed station
Detroit, MI
former Hi-Speed station
Flint, MI
This former Hi-Speed station in Detroit now houses Johnson's Auto Service Center. These photos are from 2011. By 2013, the building had been repainted and the "Hi-Speed" lettering on the tower was gone. [map]

This former Hi-Speed station in Flint is now occupied by Severance Service & Auto Repair. [map]

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