St. Louis, Missouri: Flying Saucer BuildingOriginally a gas station, then a taco stand, the ultra-modern Googie-style saucer-shaped building is now a coffee shop.
- 212 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO
- West side of midtown. On the east side of S. Grand Blvd, at Forest Park Ave., just north of I-64 exits 37A or B.
Visitor Tips and News About Flying Saucer Building
This old Phillips 66 gas station has been refurbished, and now has a Starbucks in it and other retail.[Lauren Meyers, 06/03/2013]
Built in the mid-1960s, the "spaceship building" was slated for demolition by a greedy developer until it was saved by local preservationists.
Originally a gas station, then a taco shop. It stood empty for years and was nearly demolished. Preservation efforts saved it and it just reopened as a Starbucks.[Jim L, 09/30/2012]