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Commercial Building (Star Video, Trailways Bus Terminal)
Situated in the heart of downtown Big Stone Gap, the former Trailways Bus Terminal is a reminder of the importance bus transportation had to remote towns in the region, linking them to distant destinations and providing inexpensive transportation. This Streamline Moderne station has the style's characteristic smooth and curved wall surfaces, bands of glass-block windows, and curved canopies extending over side and rear loading platforms. A two-story square entrance and clock tower interject a vertical element into an otherwise horizontal composition. Although the stuccoed brick building has undergone some modifications, it still retains much of its simple streamlined character.
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