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Drew Ford Round House Auto Dealership

Another 1960’s icon demolished. The Penske Ford dealership has destroyed its own heritage by tearing down the only interesting, creatively-designed auto showroom in the area. The Round House was a perfect example of Mid-Century Modernism and now it’s lost forever. Whatever replaces most it likely will be cheaply-built and forgettable. The La Mesa Historic Preservation Commission failed miserably by letting this happen. Shame on Penske for their narrow-minded decision to send this building to the landfill.

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  • Project Address:

    8970 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942

    Project Owner/Developer:

    Penske Ford

    Owner Contact Name/Email:

    877-724-7042

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