A food service building design for the sale of dairy products. 1939. Invented by Hazel E. Laird.
A design for a roadside restaurant with Googie-style architecture. 1951. Invented by Paul Wrablica Jr.
J. B. Strauss designed the Golden Gate Bridge and received a patent for this ornamental bridge pier. When completed in 1937 the Golden Gate was the world's longest bridge. 1932. Invented by Joseph B. Strauss.
Gas station with two service bays. Chicago's Norman Schlossman was a partner in the Chicago firm Loebl, Schlossman and Bennett, which is well know for developing Park Forest, Illinois following WWII. The community was attractive to returning GIs looking for affordable housing. 1934. Invented by Norman J. Schlossman and John Demuth.
Barracks inspired living. 1947. Invented by George K. Harris Jr.
A gas station vending booth. 1929. Invented by Ross McCoy.
A fanciful googie design for a service station. 1958. Invented by Otto A. Kuhler.
Gas and oil island. 1948. Invented by David C. Peterson.
A design for a multi-purpose "dispensing unit for filling stations." How do you start this crazy thing? 1946. Invented by Wilbur H Adams.
A service station for motor cars. 1934. Invented by Reuben J. Odman.