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Standard Service Station and Oil Products

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1930s. Southeast corner of Jackson and Second streets
  • Standard Service Station and Oil Products

This white glazed-brick and terracotta service station is a 1930s monument to the automobile and the highway. Its principal sign, consisting of Moderne-style letters, projects into and above its cornice.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Standard Service Station and Oil Products", [Brooklyn, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE039.

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