Aaron Green Gas Station


Date:
ca. 1965
Architect:
Green, Aaron
Neighborhood:
Santa Clara
Building Type:
Commercial
Address:
2211 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA, 95050
Current Name:
Current Use:
Gas Station
Current Condition:
Good
Status:
Unknown
This striking gas station was once part of a 13-acre shopping center, anchored by a Safeway supermarket.  The center, called Oriental Gardens, was designed by Taliesin architect Aaron Green and its architectural style was modern, with strong Asian influences.

Sources:
Aaron G. Green Associates, Inc.
http://www.agaarchitects.com/pages/commercial/shopping_ctr.html

Chain Store Age, Volume 40, Issues 1-8, Lebhar-Friedman Publications, 1964

Image Credits:
Gas station front and side views (2009), Heather David

Vintage view, courtesy Jan Novie of Aaron Green Associates, Inc.

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