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Adams Square Gas Station

 
 
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By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
1. Adams Square Gas Station Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture.
 
Erected 2015 by City of Glendale. (Marker Number 111.)
 
Location. 34° 7.949′ N, 118° 14.531′ W. Marker is in Glendale, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Palmer Avenue and South Adams Street, on the left when traveling south. In Adams Square Mini Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1020 E Palmer Ave, Glendale CA 91204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somerset Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Korean Comfort Women Statue (approx. one mile away); Glendale Station Clock (approx. 1.1 miles away); Barack Obama 83 (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Mulholland (approx. 2 miles away); Adobe of the Rancho Los Feliz
Adams Square Gas Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
2. Adams Square Gas Station Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Homeland (approx. 2.4 miles away); Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
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Adams Square Gas Station image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
3. Adams Square Gas Station
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By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
4. Adams Square Gas Station
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By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
5. Adams Square Gas Station
Adams Square Mini Park sign image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, September 4, 2019
6. Adams Square Mini Park sign
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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