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08b Conrad's Drive-In (Astro's) (E)

Conrad's Drive-In (now Astro's), 1958

Louis Armet and Eldon Davis

Southeast corner of Glendale Boulevard and Fletcher Drive

 

"A striking example of People's Moderne of the 1950's with its angled roof. Other examples of Armet and Davis's designs are: Romeo's Time Square (1955; now Johnie's), at the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire Boulevard; Pann's (1956), at the corner of La Cienega Boulevard, Centinela Avenue, ad La Tijera Boulevard in Iglewood; and Norm's (1957) at the corner of Overhill Drive and Slauson Avenue.

 

Architecture in Los Angeles: A Compleat Guide

David Gdbhard and Robert Winter

Silver Lake, No. 23

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Taken on March 8, 2009