The decade that made Mary Poppins a pop culture icon also brought a fascination with umbrella-shaped restaurants to the Los Angeles area. The Brolly Hut in Inglewood is the last remaining intact example of these unique structures: the others included the former Parasol Restaurants in Torrance (1961, demolished) and Seal Beach (1967, altered). Designed by Victor Miller and opened in 1968 as the Bumbershoot Café, this diminutive building features expansive glass windows and bold colors and tile typical of Googie coffee shops. As an example of programmatic architecture, the roof is shaped like the eatery`s namesake umbrella. Even the signage and interior light fixtures are umbrella-shaped. The Brolly Hut is one of Ice Cube`s Architectural Landmark Picks celebrated through the Getty`s Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980:

Constructed, 1968