Design & Style

Guide to Googie Architecture: 13 Iconic Googie Buildings

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

The mid-twentieth century is a high point in American architecture thanks to its many buildings inspired by industrial progress, car culture, and the space age. In some parts of the country, most notably Southern California, mid-century design birthed a particularly striking architectural style known as Googie.