Location Information
(for the Porter's Service Station)
Name:Porter's Service Station
Address:109B Ulman Avenue
City/County:Bay St. Louis, Hancock County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1930
Architectural Styles(s):Spanish, Colonial Revival
No. of Stories:1
Remodeling Date:c.1945
Registration Information
NR District Name:Old Bay St. Louis
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:835
MPS:Historic Resources of Bay St. Louis
Brief Description
109 B Ulman Avenue is a one-story, frame, Colonial Revival gas station with a flat roof surrounded by a small parapet, projecting cornice, and pilasters accenting the entrance and two picture windows capped with fan lights. It has a concrete slab foundation, stucco cladding, and 2/2 wooden double-hung windows. To the left of this structure is a large one-story, gable roof, vernacular garage building with three garage bays and a stepped parapet. It has a concrete slab foundation, stucco cladding, and 9/6 aluminum double-hung windows.
Historic Information
This former Colonial Revival gas station and vernacular garage stand as a testament to Ulman Avenue´┐Żs use as the former route of Highway 90.