Googie architecture is hard to miss—futuristic in all the best ways, with bold colors, unexpected angles and a vibe that perfectly captures the midcentury’s fascination with the space age. While spotting a rest stop, gas station, coffee shop or even a McDonald’s sporting the retro style is hard enough, finding a home that still exudes the promise of the future is like finding a needle in a haystack.
This Glendale, California, home is one such needle.
Built in 1950, this 1,845 square foot, two-story home has three bedrooms and two baths.
After stepping down from the entry, the living and dining rooms are visible—which still boast their original floors. High ceilings and plenty of windows make the home feel spacious and bright throughout.
Modern upgrades include a new HVAC and roof as well as several replaced windows so as to increase energy conservation. Low-water usage landscaping pairs well with the house—but the backyard’s bright theme inspires dreams of outdoor entertaining.
Despite the incredibly tempting “basics” of the house, the details are what truly set it apart. This midcentury home should not only be celebrated as a stunning example of preservation, but its preservation should continue. From beautiful screens to wood paneling and more—this fun and funky home is perfectly Googie.
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Sarah Jane Stone is the editor of Atomic Ranch, has a deeply held passion for all things vintage, a weak spot for handmade pottery and loves wearing neutrals for their chic simplicity. She is endlessly restyling her coffee table and, along with her husband, is on a lifelong hunt for the next best cup of coffee (preferably in a stylish mug). Catch behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, weekly Etsy finds and more by following her on Instagram @sarahjanestone_editor.