Bouie's Esso Station

Known Name(s)

Bouie's Esso Station


1701 Effingham Street Portsmouth, VA

Establishment Type(s)

Gas Station

Physical Status



The 1950 Sanborn Fire Insurance map shows a new L-shaped complex here. The map depiction is based on plans instead of the built enviroment. The building is one-story, L-shaped, and constructed of cinderblock. The northernmost portion of the building is marked "A" for auto, the location of the Esso Station. The remainder of the building houses stores. Roofing is composition, with a firewall extending 18 inches above.

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