First at Laurel

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First at Laurel 1986 Survey Information

  • Site No.: L-0734
  • Address: First at Laurel
  • Name: Coleman’s Gas Station
  • Date: 1941
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Condition: Good
  • Description: 1-story; brick; curved plan with auto canopy; flat roof; curved with steel multipaned glass in office area at northwest corner, shopwork area has steel multipaned windows set in a curve, horizontal lines emphasized by inset banding every fifth brick course; pipe column supports under the canopy encircled by horizontal disco tapering from the top, wide metal fascia surrounds the canopy.
  • Significance: Listed in the 1946-1947 city directory as the Certified Service Station No. 8. Previous building on site was also a Certified Service Station and Cavanaugh Garage. Good example