Ohio Art Deco Gas Stations

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Circleville Oil Company [gone]
Circleville, OH
The Circleville Oil Company building featured glazed brick and a semi-circular tower. The company was founded in 1924 and this building might be from the same year. These photos are from 2006. The building was demolished in 2009.

former Hi-Speed station [gone]
Toledo, OH
former Hi-Speed station
Youngstown, OH
The Hickock Oil Company began building the Hi-Speed stations of this tower design in the 1920s. Those that were still operating in 1952 were rebranded to Pure Oil stations. Both of these former stations appeared to have been vacant for many years. Many remaining former Hi-Speed stations still exist in Michigan. The Toledo station was demolished around 2018. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former station
Toledo, OH
This former station appeared to be vacant when these photos were taken in 2009. In 2014, it was housing a car wash. But it is now vacant again. [map]

former station
Akron, OH
This former station now houses Car Gear. It looks like it was built in the 1930s or 1940s. [map]

former station
Warren, OH
This former station housed SirWrench Performance & Auto Repair when these photos were taken in 2012. The building now houses Larry's Auto Repair. The white porcelain enamel panels had been painted tan when these photos were taken in 2012. The building looked like this in 2006. [map]

former Pure Oil station
Cincinnati, OH
This former Pure Oil station was built in 1937. This building later housed Bonhaus Auto Service. The porcelain enamel panels have been painted over and the building is vacant now. The lot is used for funeral parlor parking. [map]

Ice Boxes
Pure Oil
Standard Oil

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