'Enco' Tramway Gas Station - Palm Springs CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 33° 51.505 W 116° 33.480
11S E 540885 N 3746545
Quick Description: The former 'Enco' Tramway Gas Station, now the Palm Springs Visitors Center, is on North Palm Canyon Drive (Highway 111) at Tramway Road in Palm Springs, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/28/2013 10:49:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMGPGR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team RAGAR
Views: 7

Long Description:
This Vintage Gas Station is a Designated Class 1 Historic Site in Palm Springs.
~ text from the plaque on the south side of the building ~

Tramway Gas Station
Built in 1965

Designed by
Albert Frey and Robson Chambers

Conceived by developer Culver Nichols as
an entry statement to Palm Springs, the roof
is a hyperbolic paraboloid of steel I-beams
and corrugated metal roofing supported by
steel tubular pillars. Albert Frey was
consulted in its 1998-1999 adaptive reuse
as a sculpture gallery.

Historic site Preservation Board #33

For more info on this historic site and an early picture, visit link.
Address of the station:
2901 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA United States

Type of Gas Station: Reborn

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