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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.
Student Walkouts at Garfield High School. Photo by LAPL.

Garfield High School

The century-old Garfield High School played a key role in the East L.A. Chicano Student Walkouts (Blowouts) of March 1968.
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.

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