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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S ONE AND ONLY GAS STATION
Cloquet, Minnesota
Contributed by Rod & Judy Ness of Hermantown, Minnesota
Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station
Rod Ness

This unusual Phillips 66 service station is located at the corner of MN-45 and MN-33 in Cloquet, Minnesota. Erected in 1956, the building was the prototype for a service station design that Wright and his colleagues envisioned would sweep the nation. Some visions remain small, however -- this is the only such station that was ever built. Still open and pumping gas, the station is also just down the street from a great roadside mural.

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station
Rod Ness
Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station
Rod Ness

More information about the design goals of this structure is online here.

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Photographed by Rod Ness 05/21/06
Posted on RoadTrip America 10/06



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