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Googie | Architecture & Interior Design

Architecture & Interior Design | Googie

Remembering Ships, L.A.’s Out-of-This-World Coffee Shops

With their boomerang-shaped roofs and futuristic neon signs, Ships Coffee Shops were impossible to miss. Inside, the small chain dished out American favorites, but the diners’ exteriors were otherworldly; they looked like UFOs!

Architecture & Interior Design | Googie

Eat a burger at Hollywood's favorite functioning retro diner | Stories | Roadtrippers

If Johnie’s Coffee Shop is the most commonly used non-functioning diner for Hollywood, Bob's Big Boy Broiler (also known as Johnie’s Broiler and Archie’s Atomic Drive-in) in Downey, CA is probably the most used active diner...

Architecture & Interior Design | Googie

Norms Restaurant May Not Be Demolished, Yet | WEHOville

The LA Historic Heritage Commission will consider designating Norms restaurant an historic / cultural property.

Architecture & Interior Design | Googie

L.A. to consider preservation of Googie-style Norms on La Cienega - LA Times

Fans of modern architecture are pushing to make the retro, angular building that has long housed Norms on La Cienega Boulevard a historic and cultural monument, worried that the beloved '50s building could be at risk.