Theme Building

architectural structure at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California

Coordinates: 33°56′38.76″N 118°24′8.64″W / 33.9441000°N 118.4024000°W / 33.9441000; -118.4024000

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The Theme Building is a Space Age structure at Los Angeles International Airport in California. It was influenced by "Populuxe" architecture. It is built in a Mid-century modern style now called "Googie".[1] It was built between 1957 and 1961. It was listed as a Historical-Cultural Monument by the city of Los Angeles in 1993.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Novak, Matt. "Googie: Architecture of the Space Age". Smithsonian. Retrieved September 19, 2017.
  2. "Historic – Cultural Monuments (HCM) Listing: City Declared Monuments" (PDF). The City Project. September 7, 2007. Retrieved June 15, 2011.