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Missouri Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Tropicana Lanes
Richmond Heights, MO
The Tropicana Lanes opened in 1959. At that time, it was the largest bowling center in the Midwest. These signs are lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

AMF Strike 'N Spare Lanes [gone]
St. Louis, MO
The AMF Strike 'N Spare Lanes opened around 1961 and closed in 2011. The building was vacant when this photo was taken in 2012. It was demolished in 2013. For more, see this website.

Belt Alignment
& Frame
St. Joseph, MO
Gates Bar-B-Q Restaurant [gone]
Independence, MO
Belt Alignment & Frame features these towering swirls. They appear to be from the 1960s. [map]

The Gates Bar-B-Q Restaurant chain was founded in 1946. This building was probably from the 1970s. It was destroyed in a fire in 2015. The owners may rebuild on the site. The company has five other locations in the Kansas City area. Two others in Leawood and Kansas City, KS have this same roof design.

S/S Tax Service
Springfield, MO
Cash Biz
Moberly, MO

Falukos Chiropractic & Wellness Center
Springfield, MO
These three buildings originally housed Mid-West National Insurance Company offices. [S/S Tax Service]

The Cash Biz and Falukos Chiropractic & Wellness Center buildings would have had globes on top originally. [Cash Biz map]; [Falukos map]

There is another one of these buildings in Tulsa, OK and another one in Newport, AR.

Post Office
Mexico, MO
This Post Office is probably from the 1960s. [map]

City Bank
Moberly, MO
This City Bank branch appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

St. Louis County National Bank's Auto Bank [gone]
Clayton, MO
The St. Louis County National Bank's Auto Bank was built in 1970. These photos are from 2012. It was vacant for a number of years before being demolished in 2014.

More Missouri Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Post Office (Houston)
former bank (Kansas City)
unidentified building (Kansas City)
Buder Library (St. Louis)
Climatron: 1, 2 (St. Louis)
Lemay Bank & Trust Co. (St. Louis)
Mercantile Library Building (St. Louis)
United Postal Savings (St. Louis)