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Stevens Creek Chrysler Jeep Dodge
San Jose, CA
The Stevens Creek Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership was probably built in the 1960s or 1970s. It housed San Jose Datsun in the mid-1970s. [map]

former Joe Kerley Lincoln-Mercury
San Jose, CA
This Joe Kerley Lincoln-Mercury dealership building was built in 1963. It was designed by Hollis Logue. The building now houses Stevens Creek Kia. For more, see this website. [map]

former showroom
San Pedro, CA
This former showroom was built in 1938. The building design is very similar to the former Packard dealership in Long Beach. This building has housed British European Auto since 1980. [map]

Century Motorcycles
San Pedro, CA
The Century Motorcycles building originally housed a car dealership. It was built in 1927. Century Motorcycles has been here since 1962. See this page for information about the Neo-Lectra sign on the roof. These photos are from 2013. In 2015, the building was painted red. [map]

United Auto Building
Santa Ana, CA
The United Auto Building was built from 1922-1924 and sold Haynes and Oldsmobile automobiles originally. In the 1930s, the building housed P&L Motors, a Hudson dealership. There were a succession of dealerships until the mid-1970s. The building remained vacant until its conversion into Original Mike's restaurant in 2002. [map]

former dealership
Santa Ana, CA
The former dealership was built in 1919 as an electric car garage and dealership. The building later housed a truck dealership. It now houses Custom Auto Service which restores Packards. [map]

W.I. Simonson Mercedes-Benz
Santa Monica, CA
The original W.I. Simonson showroom was built in 1937 as a Packard dealership. In the mid-1950s, it became a Studebaker dealer. In 1957, they began selling Mercedes cars. In 1986, the building was destroyed by fire. It was rebuilt to resemble the original. Between 2009 and 2013, the building was repainted the the grillwork was painted white. For more, see this website. [map]

Lexus Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA
The Lexus Santa Monica showroom was built built in 1928 for Claude Short Dodge. It was a Buick dealer from 1937-1991. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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