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Louis Logue Armet, Eldon Carlyle Davis, Helen Liu Fong, Victor M. Newlove

Active 1947-1972

Los Angeles-based, Armet and Davis, designed over 4,000 buildings across Southern California. The firm became renowned for its eccentric, eye-catching "Googie" coffee shops of the 1950s. The successor firm is known as Armet, Davis and Newlove.

PCAD id: 350


NameDateCityState
Azar's Big Boy Restaurant, Denver, CODenverCO
Bob's Big Boy Restaurant, Cerritos, CACerritosCA
Bob's Big Boy Restaurant, Fresno, CAFresnoCA
Bob's Big Boy Restaurant, San Jose, CASan JoseCA
Burke's, Stanley, Restaurant, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA1958Los AngelesCA
Carolina Motel, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1959Hollywood, Los AngelesCA
Carolina Pines, Jr., #1 Restaurant , Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Carolina Pines, Jr., #2 Restaurant , Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Conrad's Drive-In, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1958Los AngelesCA
Frisch's Big Boy Restaurant, Indianapolis, INIndianapolisIN
Holiday Bowl, Crenshaw District, Los Angeles, CA 1957Los AngelesCA
Holly's Restaurant, Hawthorne, CA1956HawthorneCA
Huddle Bundy Restaurant, Santa Monica, CA 1954-1955Santa MonicaCA
Kerry's Restaurant, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Norma's Restaurant, 470 La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA1957West HollywoodCA
Norm's Coffee Shop, Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Pann's Restaurant, Ladera Heights, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Pann's Restaurant, Westchester, Los Angeles, CA1958Los AngelesCA
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Saint Elizabeth Parish Church, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA1948Los AngelesCA
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Saint Pancratius Parish Church, Lakewood, CA1959LakewoodCA
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Saint Pancratius Parish Plant, Lakewood, CA1959LakewoodCA
Romeo's Times Square Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA1955Los AngelesCA
Ron Dee Restaurant, Sylmar, CA1955SylmarCA
Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, La Puente, CA1957La PuenteCA
Saint Anthony's School, Oxnard, CA1957OxnardCA
Tropicana Lodge and Restaurant, Fresno, CA1961FresnoCA
Wich Stand, West Slauson Avenue and Overhill Drive, Los Angeles, CA1957Los AngelesCA
Wich Stand, Windsor Hills, Los Angeles, CA1957Windsor Hills, Los AngelesCA
Yorba Linda Country Club, Yorba Linda, CA1960Yorba LindaCA
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