Goleta, California: 1929 Gas Station

Barnsdall-Rio Grande Gas Station is a fancy Spanish colonial revival building opened in 1929 during the oil boom era, closed in 1950s after a US 101 reroute. Used in scene in "The Postman Always Rings Twice" remake (1980).
Address:
7843 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA
Directions:
Just east of Las Armas Rd, on south side of Hollister Ave, before the Sandpiper Golf Course. Behind chainlink fence.
Hours:
Fenced though visible.
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1929 Gas Station.

1929 Gas Station

This building, charming and unique, reminds me of forts I dream of building one day in the forest. It looks completely left behind but oh so dreamy somehow. A worthy roadside attraction.

[Sanbotical, 04/16/2019]

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