Does This Fall Into The “Weird New Jersey” Category in Toms River, New Jersey?
This structure has been around for a while but it only caught my eye several weeks ago... where have I been? It may be a simple answer but you can’t blame me for asking. What is this little building in Toms River? Or maybe more appropriately, what “was” it?
This little building is located along Route 37 East in Toms River, near Clifton Avenue.
At first sight, I thought for some reason it may have been a convenience store, but that would have been a tiny store. Then I thought it might be part of a gas station. Possibly a car wash? It kind of looks like a Photomat location, remember those? You would drop off your camera film for development... could that be the answer?
It’s not a big deal, but after wondering what this was, I need to find out!
It’s an intriguing location. Looking at the photos I took, it appears to maybe be part of something that was bigger at the time when it was new, but now it's just a shell. I am not even sure if I am looking at the front of the building or the back. It’s hard to tell, but once we figure out what it used to be, it will all make sense.
So if you are familiar with what this location used to be, I would love to hear what it was and who knows maybe someone will know what it may become in the future?
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