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ⓘ Googie is the term given to a type of architecture and art in the United States in the 20th century. It is also called Doo Wop, Atomic age, or populuxe. It was ..




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ⓘ Googie

Googie is the term given to a type of architecture and art in the United States in the 20th century. It is also called Doo Wop, Atomic age, or populuxe. It was very futuristic, echoing themes of the 1950s as a whole. Some of Googie architecture was based on what spaceships look like. It started in California soon after World War II and spread to the rest of the United States in the 1950s. Many of the buildings built in the Googie style were coffee shops, bowling alleys and motels.

Here are a few famous Googie buildings:

  • The Space Needle
  • The first Tomorrowland at Disneyland
  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • Many of the early casinos in Las Vegas
  • The first McDonalds
                                     
  • Angeles Times. Hess, Alan 1986 Googie Chronicle Books. ISBN 9780877013341. Jack Laxer, Photographer of Googie Architecture, Dies at 91 This short
  • Googie It was built between 1957 and 1961. It was listed as a Historical - Cultural Monument by the city of Los Angeles in 1993. Novak, Matt. Googie
  • 1950s rose, in what was called the Baby Boom The Space Age inspired Googie style art and architecture. Many more people became part of the middle