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306 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
306 Rivermont Ave


Property Name:
Rivermont Oil and Supply Company, Inc. Filling Station


Date Built:
1926


Architect:
N/A


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Business


Style & Architectural Description:
Other. 1-story, 3-bay flat-roofed, stuccoed-brick gas station from the 1930s. Porte-cochere drive-through is on the south side. The garage door was bricked in. Building There is no longer evidence of gas pumps or other gas station features. Addition to side in 1940.


Owners:
1926-1929 Rivermont Oil and Supply Company, Inc.; 1930-1952 Continental Oil Company; 1952-1966 Stokley Realty Corporation; 1966-William H. & Patricia C. Crank; 1966-1971 Coy & Elva Bowling; 1971-1976 Reginald Q. & Augustus S. Phelps; 1976-2007 Sea Boy Incorporated; 2007-Present L & R LLC


Anecdotal Information:
(From City Directories until 2014) 1927-1929: Rivermont Oil and Supply Company, Inc. filling station; 1930-1936: Continental Oil Company, filling station; 1937: William E. Martin, filling station; 1938: Knowles & Williams, filling station; 1939-1942, 1946-1948: Claude B. Knowles, filling station; 1942-1943: Strange & Sprouse, filling station; 1949: Rivermont Conoco Station; 1950-1960: Rivermont Cities Service Station; 1962-1964: Virginia Laundry Co. Inc.; 1967-1970: Rivermont Sinclair Service Station; 1971: Rivermont BP Service Station; 1974-1976: Reginald Q. & Augustus S. Phelps, car repair; 1976-2007: Sea Boy Incorporated, seafood store; 2008-2014: Aquarium




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