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  • Born in Karachi, she was given the nickname Googie by her Indian nanny and it stuck.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I call it technogoogie -- a 21st century update of the coffee shop modern look aka Googie architecture from the '50s, but without so much orange and brown.

    You do want fries with that! - BatesLine

  • Instead, the 1950s utility architecture known as Googie, still seen in American bowling alleys, dance halls and Miami Beach hotels, proved an inspiration for bringing some fun to a powerful theme of the summer 2012 collections: streamlining.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Might have added to the "roadside architecture" and "Googie" - ness of it.

    Hello Beautiful!

  • He declared the style "Googie" in a 1952 House and Home magazine article.

    Franklin Avenue

  • It is a very interesting example of the retro-50s "Googie" style.

    FOOD REVIEW: Diner on Main (Alhambra, CA)

  • He’d called Googie the moment he got off the phone with her.

    Venom

  • When you wander around Los Angeles, you still see plenty of those mid-century, much-denigrated styles like "Googie" and "programmatic" architecture.

    theartblog

  • Whenever I walk by I admire the unique "Googie" style 60s roof that fits in so well with similar design elements of nearby landmarks like Key Arena and Seattle Center.

    Seattle Daily Photo

  • "Googie" cinema that Cesar Pelli built for the Disney town, Celebration, Florida.

    About.com Architecture

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