Tag: architecture

The iconic Norms Restaurant on La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles is in danger of being razed afters its owner obtained a demolition permit for the location from the city. Norms is one of the few places in Los Angeles that still exists as part of Googie architecture, the name given to buildings which often resemble […]

If you’re like me, you’re probably wondering how they did this. Yeah, I still don’t get it.

I love this video from Telx that talks about the AT&T Long Lines Building (32 Avenue of the Americas) and Western Union (60 Hudson Street) telecom building in Lower Manhattan, both designed by architect Ralph Walker. The video talks about the buildings’ history and their constant use over time as hidden telecommunication centers. I walk and […]