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Bethel Gulf Company Service Station, 203 Southeast First Avenue, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL



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Item Title


Location
203 Southeast First Avenue, Gainesville, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS FL-275
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
Significance: Erected in 1925 by Gulf Oil Company, this service station exemplifies a building type which evolved as a result of demands from the growing automobile industry and the public it served. In continuous use as a Gulf Oil Company service station, this property was purchased from Gulf Oil Company in 1948 by Ira Smith, the present owner. Known as Bethel Gulf Service, the station is currently operated by Bethel Honeycutt.

Subjects
Metal Cornices
Building Deterioration
Transportation Industry


Related Names
Gulf Oil Company


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
FACING SOUTHEAST TOWARDS BUILDING'S PRIMARY FACADE THROUGH OVERHANG
FACING NORTHEAST TOWARDS SOUTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING
FACING NORTHWEST TOWARDS BACK ELEVATION OF BUILDING
FACING SOUTHWEST TOWARDS NORTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING
FACING SOUTH TOWARDS THE SOUTH, BACK INTERIOR CORNER NEAR EXIT OF BRICK STRUCTURE
FACING WEST TOWARDS BACK EXIT OF BRICK STRUCTURE
FACING SOUTH TOWARDS FROM FACADE, CLOSE-UP
FACING SOUTHEAST, CLOSE-UP OF CORNICE


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