Category:Wayne McAllister

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English: Wayne Douglas McAllister (November 17, 1907 – March 22, 2000) was a Los Angeles-based architect who was a leader in the Googie style of architecture that embraced the automobile and the Space Age. Inspired by tail fins and gleaming chrome, he elevated the drive-in restaurant and the theme hotel to futuristic works of art. His 1941 El Rancho Vegas was the very first resort hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, and his iconic 1949 Bob's Big Boy restaurant in Burbank is a California historical landmark. He created iconic circular drive-in restaurants in Southern California, including Simon's, Herbert's, and Robert's in the 1930s. (→Wayne McAllister)
Español: Wayne McAllister (1907-2000) fue un arquitecto angelino líder del estilo arquitectónico denominado Googie. McAllister elevo a otra categoría el concepto de los restaurantes Drive-In y los hoteles, gracias a su arte futurístico. Su primer proyecto fue el hotel Rancho Vegas en Las Vegas Nevada. (→Wayne McAllister)

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