Historic Links

A collection of links related to everything Googie, the famous architecture style which was influenced by the car culture and Space Age dating back to the 1950s.

Historic Googie Buildings

LA’s 15 most glorious remaining Googies, mapped

The Ultimate Googie Guide

How LA got it’s grooviest architecture

Los Angeles Conservancy

Showcased on laconservancy.org under “Historic Places of Los Angeles”.

Googie® Car Wash Aerial Map

Historic aerial map listing building construction dates.

Letter from Alan Hess

Alan Hess is an architect and author who has written over 30 books on Googie architecture

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H.A.B.S. Report

Historic American Building Survey

In the News

Article on Whittier Daily News

Googie Architecture

Learn more about the Googie Architecture on Wikipedia.

Heritage Friends of Whittier

An organization that preserves and protects historic architecture
throughout Whittier and balances between heritage and development.