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|Motor Service Company Building
Rapid City, SD
|The Motor Service Company Building was built in 1929 as a Cadillac dealership. Over the years, REO, Pontiac, Studebaker, Land Rover, Jaguar, Alfa, MG and Triumph were sold here. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was still being used as a car dealership in 2008. In 2010, the building was vacant. When these photos were taken in 2012, the building housed Paws Pet Bakery & Gifts. By 2013, the pet store had moved and the building was vacant again. Since 2014, the building has housed The Garage, a community space. The dealership signs remain. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
|Mustang Sally's, a casino and sports bar, occupies what is known as the Black Hills Motors Building. It was built in 1930-1934 for car dealership and garage. A Texaco gas station was added in the late 1940s or early 1950s. A number of other dealerships occupied the building including the Le Mar Motor Company which sold Buicks from the late 1950s through 1966. The Texaco station was still there then. There were originally two bays but one was removed when the road was widened around 1980. In later years, a Sears catalog store and body shop were located here. By 1984, the Jolly Jug liquor store moved in. That was the previous tenant before Mustang Sally's. [night photo thanks Steve Silsby] [map]|
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