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Skydome in Northern Arizona
Flagstaff, AZ
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

In the world of Googie Architecture, see the commercial landscape as it once was... a field of dreams and optimism... back when the consensus was that "anything and everything was possible." The Skydome in Flagstaff, AZ is a great example of the openness of googie with its parabolic shapes and dome like structure. The Skydome opened its doors in 1977.

See more Googie treasures at Roadside Peek's Spotlight on Googie Architecture.

 

 

Nogales Border Crossing
Nogales, Mexico
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The parabolic shapes and arches that typify this space age architecture were once found throughout the states. Check out the Nogales Border Crossing for its version of parabolic arches.

 

See more Googie treasures at Roadside Peek's Spotlight on Googie Architecture.

 

 

Washburn PianoWashburn Piano (Gone)
Phoenix, AZ
Photos and info Elgin MacMillan

The Washburn Piano is located in a treasure of a building in Phoenix, AZ. Unfortunately, this 1964 building is being torn down, despite its gold anodized aluminum still being in great shape.

Check out Roadside Peek's Lost Treasures look the Washburn Piano for more information and photos.

 

 

Citizens BankCitizens Bank
Yuma, AZ
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Citizen's Bank features some mid-century architecture in both of its buildings. Check out the curvature on this building that still stands of a busy boulevard in Yuma, AZ.

 

 

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