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Photo by John Eng

Covina Bowl

Southern California has a few mid-century bowling alleys that survive as a testament to the glory days of the building type. One of the most exuberant is the Covina Bowl.
Cox House
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Cox House

A remarkable Mid-Century Modern residence that literally embraces the natural environment, so much so it's aptly nicknamed "The Tree House."
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Crestwood Hills

What began as four musicians wanting to raise the level of middle-income family housing prospered into a utopian community in the middle of some of the most prime real estate in the country.
Photo by Michael Locke

Denny's

The lone surviving hallmark of an L.A. institution lives on in part because of a public outcry and a chain of greasy spoon diners.
Photo by Jean Serran

Douglas Park

In its early days, the site of this Santa Monica park housed both a film studio and an airfield.
Photo by Adriene Biondo

Driftwood Dairy

A very rare example of an intact drive-thru dairy, the Driftwood Dairy recently survived a demolition threat and stands as a truly spectacular example of Googie design.

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