In Photos: Unique Architecture From the Past

Trees of Mystery Park, Redwood Highway, California, 1950.

‘It could well be argued that the high point of California’s image as the land of the unique was directly tied to the emergence of California as Automobile-Land. In addition to providing the means to realize suburbia, that greatest of American ideals, the automobile encouraged an entirely new way to experience the built or planted environment’ – David Gebhard

Sanderson Hosiery, 11711 Olympic Boulevard, West Los Angeles, 1949.

Owner: AA Sanderson‘Most of the striking commercial statements of this era were reserved for signage, three-dimensional figures, and buildings that were simple to construct.’ – Jim Heimann

<12 3 456>

Related Articles More from author

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.