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Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Five Points Car Wash

Googie-style car washes are fairly commonplace in L.A., but few are as intact and as exuberant as the Five Points.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Gainsburg House

In the foothills below the Angeles National Forest lies a geometrical wonder.
General Motors Training Center
Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy

General Motors Training Center

Behind the walls of a low-slung, unassuming Modern building on Riverside Drive in Burbank lies a state-of-the-art training facility for GM mechanics and salesmen.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

General Panel Residence

The only complete prefab building system created in the immediate postwar period featured an innovative framing system based on the "wedge connector," an X-shaped, cast-steel mechanism within wood-framed panels.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

George's 50s Diner

An iconic building with all the essential ingredients of the drive-in diner with a building that served as its own best advertising at the busy intersection of Atlantic Avenue and San Antonio Drive.

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