Los Angeles, California: 1920s Gas Station - Better Than Real

The current site of the Los Angeles Farmer's Market once contained a gas station run by Earl Gilmore; his dad struck oil in LA and formed the Gilmore Oil Company. The Market pays tribute with this 1990s restoration/recreation, which looks much nicer than the original.

Address:
6333 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
In the parking lot of the Farmer's Market, just west of the clock tower. Small and easy to miss. From W. 3rd St. turn north onto S. Fairfax Ave., then first right into the parking lot. You'll see the clock tower straight ahead; the glass station will be to the right.
Admission:
Free, but paid parking
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Gilmore gas station replica.

1920s Gas Station - Better Than Real

The Gilmore gas station is located in LA's Farmer's Market. It was decorated for the holidays.

[Matt Gordon, 06/01/2015]

The replica, built in the 1990s, is on the same spot where a Gilmore Oil Company filling station once stood.


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