Tag: Norms
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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 […]

I’ve been reading up on Googie Architecture, a sort of whimsical and futuristic looking architecture made famous by diners and restaurants in Los Angeles during the 1940s and into the 1960s. I ate a Norm’s not too long ago in LA and had no idea their restaurants were so steeped in architectural history! Now I want to […]