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Revisiting The Old Esso Station

I wanted to follow up on my previous post about this building.

The green doors are gone, and the building is gutted.

As you can see, the old Gibbons Service building has been cleaned out and gutted in anticipation of a future lease. As a reader pointed out, the most recent occupant of this building was TAO Automotive, now located on Capital Boulevard. It’s unclear who owns the property or what they have in mind with it.


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