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West Virginia Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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Blenko Glass Visitor Center
Milton, WV
The Blenko Glass Visitor Center was built in 1966. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

Gorby's Music
South Charleston, WV
Gorby's Music was established in 1946. This building was constructed in 1955 for the company. I believe this facade was installed during a 1966 expansion. [map]

United Fuel Gas Company
Charleston, WV
The United Fuel Gas Company building was constructed from 1954-1955. It was designed by Douglas Orr. The building now houses NiSource. [map]

Columbia Gas Building
Wheeling, WV
The Columbia Gas Building was built in 1962. [map]

Welty Home for The Aged
Wheeling, WV
The Welty Home for The Aged was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

Library & Art Center
Romney, WV
The Library & Art Center was built in 1967. [map]

Fire Station #5
Parkersburg, WV
The Fire Station #5 was built in 1952. For more, see this website. [map]

First Community Bank
Grafton, WV
The First Community Bank appears to be from the 1960s. The curved building features a motor bank around the back. [map]

motor bank
Clarksburg, WV
I didn't notice any signs for this motor bank to identify the company. I'm not sure if it was being used when these photos were taken in 2012. It appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. The panels had been removed by 2013 and the building was housing an MVB Bank. [map]

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