El Paso, Texas: 1919 Vintage Gas Station

Nearly 90 years after it was built, this 1919 gas station was restored by antiques business owner Rod Davenport to its former glory. 2019: windows broken, pumps gone.
Address:
2885 Grant Ave., El Paso, TX
Directions:
In the Manhattan Heights Historic District of El Paso, at the corner of Grant Ave., Elm St., near Portland Ave.
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1919 Vintage Gas Station

This gas station was recently donated to the El Paso County Historical Society. The Society owns one pump, as of now, and will be installing it in the near future. They are also working on having the broken windows fixed. They have restored the lighting and as funds become available they will be working to open the station to visitors.

[Trish Long, 03/05/2020]
1919 Vintage Gas Station

No more gas pumps and clearly not kept up. Very disappointing

[Mark, 10/15/2019]

Vintage gas station.

1919 Vintage Gas Station

The gas pumps are no longer there.

[Tricia, 07/24/2018]

Vintage gas station.

1919 Vintage Gas Station

I discovered this adorable little vintage gas station by accident. It's a public park that was once an eyesore, in the Manhattan Heights Historic District of El Paso, Texas.

[salemthegoddess, 06/02/2012]

Local resident Rod Davenport restored the 1919 gas station in 2008. He did such a good job that the neighborhood decided to turn the property around it into a pocket park, which opened in May 2012.


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