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Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy.

Bob's Big Boy

This Toluca Lake landmark escaped the wrecking ball, thanks to the Conservancy's Modern Committee.
Photo by John Eng

Bob's Big Boy Broiler

When it opened in 1958, Harvey's Broiler was the largest drive-in restaurant in Southern California and soon became the hub of the 1950s cruising culture.
Photo by Flora Chou/L.A. Conservancy

Brown Derby Dome

An iconic example of the roadside vernacular architecture that was especially popular in California and designed to capture the attention of passing motorists, the flagship location of the Brown Derby was actually built in the shape of a hat.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Bun 'n Burger

In continuous operation since 1941, the Moderne style Bun 'n Burger is a beloved local destination slinging affordable diner food from morning till night.
Photo by Don Barrett on Flickr

Cadillac Jack's and Pink Motel

One of many motels and restaurants to spring up along San Fernando Road during the postwar boom but one of very few mid-century roadside commercial resources to have survived.
Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy

Cafetales

One of the finest of Inglewood's storied Mid-Century Modern classics and a stellar example of playful Googie-style coffee shops.
Canter's Deli. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy.

Canter's Deli

Canter's Deli is one of the oldest kosher-style delis in Los Angeles.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy.

Chez Jay

The nautical-themed steak house and bar with room for only about ten tables opened in 1959.

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