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Gulf Oil Station - Douglasville Commercial Historic District - Douglasville, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 33° 45.113 W 084° 44.792
16S E 708726 N 3736926
Quick Description: This former service station is the farthest east building in the district.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2018 5:10:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMYB51
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 0

Long Description:

County of building: Douglas County
Location of building: Adair St. & Broad St., SW corner, Douglasville
Built: 1920s
Original Occupant: Guf Oil Company
Current Occupant: NexLevel Thrift & Consignment

"The former Gulf Oil Company station (photograph 1), along East Broad Street, is an example of a Tudor Revival style. Built in the 1920s, the white-painted, brick building features a high-pitched blue tile roof with a projecting front gable. This front gable is decorated by a half-timbering pattern and supported by wooden columns.

"....While most are modest one and two story commercial stores, there are a few outstanding buildings in the district, including bank buildings, a drug store, and a 1920s gas station which still reflects the oil company's design. ... " ~ NRHP Nomination Form

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Douglasville Commercial Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Address:
6610 Broad St.,
Douglasville, GA 30134


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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