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Service Station

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1919. Northeast corner of E. 8th St. N. and N. 10th Ave. E.

Here is a classic example of a brick-pier service station. The pump area is covered by a flat roof supported by two thick brick piers. The station and its large rear garage area are sheathed in patterned brick with a suggestion of pilasters carried up above the roof parapet. The front corners of the building have been cut at a 45-degree angle; the windows are large double-hung units with small lights above and single sheets of glass below. The service station is currently not in use.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Service Station", [Newton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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