Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Googie's Coffee Shop, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

ID: 10162
Notes: This first Googie's Restaurant, for which the 1950s, space-age architectural style was named, was located next door to the legendary Schwab's Pharmacy.
Demolition Note: Demolished in the 1990s; a mini-mall replaced it.
Alteration Note: Googie's Hollywood Corporation, owner of Googie's, applied for a liquor license in 1955, and had plans to turn Googie's into "Sherry's" a bar. This did not happen.
Building History: The comedian, Lenny Bruce, was thrown through a plate glass window at Googie's in a fight in 02/1957.
Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - coffee shops
built works - commercial buildings - restaurants
Locations: Structure:
8100 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles , CA
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