Agsten Construction Photos.


Agsten Construction was one of the oldest family owned businesses in the valley, starting in 1913

They built some of our most famous and beloved buildings!

Below is a list of buildings that most of you remember, and all this by 1939.

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These are just a very few of the buildings constructed by the Agsten Construction Company of Charleston.

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Built in 1913-1917, United Fuel Gas Building on Quarrier & Dunbar Street.

This building is now the Sacred Heart Grade School

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Later they would build a much larger building on McCorkle Ave.



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Buick Showroom at 422 Broad Street. This building with the huge white columns is still there today.

It was the showroom for several car companies and also the Pepsi Cola bottling plant.

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United Carbon Building, also known as Boulevard Tower, Stanley Building, and Nelson Building on Kanawha Blvd at Broad Street.  Oscar Nelson was president of the United Carbon Corp.  Completed in 1941. Considered one of the most beautiful buildings of this era, and in this area, much has been written about this building.

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The art Deco Greyhound Bus Station on Summers Street in 1936
To most people in the area, this is one of many buildings that never should have been torn down.
See more HERE: http://www.mywvhome.com/seventies/greyhound2.html


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WV Building & Loan, on Quarrier at Court St.

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Below is the only long shot I have of the building right before it was torn down and a Bob Evan's built in its place.

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United Fuel payment office on Quarrier Street.



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Goff's Gas Station on Virginia & Ohio Ave.


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Don Cohen's "New Girl" on Quarrier Street.


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Arlans on the Southside Expressway near Patrick Street


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Big Star Supermarket on Bigley Ave.

See more HERE:  http://www.mywvhome.com/fifties/bigstar.html

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See what else Agsten Construction is doing today!
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Photos courtesy of Carl Agsten



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