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    Cyburbian Cardinal's avatar
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    Interesting Franchise Designs

    We are all critical of franchise designs. Every once in a while, though, something unusual slips in. Maybe it is exceptionally attractive, or maybe it is really unique. I suggest that we start a thread to post images of these one-of-a-kind divergences from franchise mediocrity and monotony.

    Here is my first contribution. This is a Phillips 66 gas station and convenience store at the junction of State Highways 24 and 95 in Hanksville, Utah. It is exceptional for its use of, um,... masonry construction.

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    Cyburbian jordanb's avatar
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    "Kitsch"

    At any rate. I don't like Starbucks, but they have a wonderful franchising plan: get an original building that perfectly fits the vernacular and stick a store in it. If more chains did that we'd have much better looking cities.

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    This McDonald's has the worlds first drive-thru designed for scooters... does that count? It's in Crete.


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