Sinclair Gas Station – Camp Bowie

Manvel Ervin, an architect and engineer for the Sinclair Refining Co., designed nearly 2,000 gas stations throughout the southwest. Constructed in 1937 as a gas station with an office and garage behind, this station operated until 1967. It was used as a radio store from 1967 to 1988, when the structure was renovated and returned to auto service use as a garage. The parapeted stucco structure has walls embellished with diagonally set tiles, and a parapet roof clad in green glazed Mission tile. Stucco brackets ornament the canopy and garage openings.

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