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Pennsylvania Car Showrooms & Dealerships (page 1)

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Ambler:
Keasbey & Mattison Garage

former Zeisloft Brothers [gone]
Berwick, PA
Jack Jones Buick [gone]
Bethlehem, PA
The Zeisloft Brothers dealership was established in 1947 in Bloomsburg. This location opened around 1995. The building previously housed Feissner Ford. This photo is from 2009. Since 2015, the building has housed Ken Pollock Ford. By 2018, the facade had been covered with modern silver panels. [map]

Jack Jones Buick occupied the Miller Motor Company Building from 1921 when this photo was taken in 2009. The building was demolished in 2012.

Bryn Mawr:
Bryn Mawr Garage

Crouse Used Cars
Columbia, PA
The Crouse Used Cars building was built in the 1940s and originally housed a new car dealership, repair, and body shop. The dealership sold Oldsmobiles, Pontiacs, and Buicks. The curved portion of the building was used to display cars. A Texaco station operated next door, still standing but remodeled as a Domino's Pizza in the late 1970s or early 1980s. The dealership and gas station were owned by the same person. At some point, the Texaco green stripes were replicated on the dealership building. [map]

former Hanover Chrysler Truck Center
Hanover, PA
The Hanover Chrysler Truck Center showroom was probably built in the 1950s. These photos are from 2007. The building was later occupied by L&S Furniture. It now houses a party rentals store. [map]

McGarrity and Moser Dodge
Havertown, PA

2005:

2012:
The McGarrity and Moser Dodge dealership opened here in 1946. In 2005, the company stopped selling new cars. They still operate as a repair shop in the back of the building. Verizon now occupies the showroom. In 2017, the building was painted a dark gray. [map]

Hazleton:
Studebaker

Johnsonburg:
Ford, Lincoln & Fordson Garage

former Buick showroom
Lancaster, PA
This former Buick showroom is now home to Horsepower Enterprises, a classic car restoration and sales business. The building appears to be from the 1940s. [map]

former Lancaster Lincoln-Mercury
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster Lincoln-Mercury was just across the street from the Buick showroom above and had been here since 1948. I'm not sure if that is the age of this building. This photo is from 2005. Since sometime between 2012 and 2015, the building has been housing a Mitsubishi Motors dealership. [map]

former Wissler showroom
Lebanon, PA
The former Wissler showroom once sold Hudson and Essex automobiles. The building has been vacant since at least 2016. [map]

New Castle:
former Cadillac dealership

Matthews Ford [gone]
Paoli, PA
Matthews Ford opened in 1921, selling Fords and farm equipment. This showroom was built in 1923. It is the oldest Ford showroom in Pennsylvania. These photos are from 2012. While the dealership is still there, in 2016, the building was completely remodeled and is now unrecognizable. [map]

Packard Motor Car Building
Philadelphia, PA
The Packard Motor Car Building was designed in 1910 by Albert Kahn. It remained in operation until 1956. The building was converted into luxury apartments in 1985. For more, see this website. [map]

Roman Automobile Company
Philadelphia, PA
The Roman Automobile Company showroom was built in 1916. The company was one of the largest used car dealerships in Philadelphia in the 1910s. These photos are from 2012. In 2016, the building's pediment was covered with a tarp, apparently, to protect pedestrians from possible falling material. The building appears to be vacant. These photos are from 2012. Around 202, vandals got onto the roof and painted over the pediment. [map]

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