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DRIVE INN RESTAURANT CALLED HERBERT'S ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED BY WAYNE MCALLISTER HIMSELF. COMMERCIAL VERNACULAR BUILDINGS LIKE HERBERT'S RESPONDED TO THE DEMANDS OF THE NEW MACHINE AGE AND THE CAR ATLEAST AS IMAGINATIVELY AS MANY BETTER KNOWN MODERN BUILDINGS. THE CIRCULAR PLAN AND NEON PLYON WERE TAILORED TO THE CAR CUSTOMER.

Pictures From the 1950s | 1950s - Rock the Frock

Drive-in restaurants where you can wear your pajama's, sit in the car and they bring your food

Cars similar to these are an integral part of the plot for Angel's Wish. I had to do a lot of research to write about cars from the 1950's. I always knew I loved the way they looked but it took more than that to write about them.

1950s wallpaper, evidentally designed to mitigate the effects of creative children wielding eyebrow pencils.

1950s car hop. This is where us teenagers hung around all the time Gas was cheap and the root beer was ice cold.

Yep, used ones like this often. phone booth from the 50's & 60's. Remember when you'd be talking & the operator's voice cut in & told you to add more coins or else you'd be cut off. Always stunk when you ran out of coins & weren't done yet, but suddenly the connection was cut off.

*50's diner - lordy I wish they still had diner like they did then!! I guess there are some in some places....I see them on Diners, Drive_Ins, and Dives on the Food Network...but none anywhere around me!!

The Clock Drive-in, with Car Hop by ozfan22, via Flickr

Lawn mowing - foreplay for the 1950’s couple.

New Orleans 1950's. I'm eying up that guitar there. Looks like an old National