HoJo’s Lost Mojo: 10 Deserted Howard Johnson’s Locations | Urbanist

WebUrbanist’s  HoJo’s article struck a cord with me this morning. Since so many of these resturant lodges were built in the 1960’s there are a lot of materials and quirky design elements in them.

In Portland, Oregon The Jupiter Hotel and The Doug Fir Lounge is one of the most popular and important music venues in town – and it’s a revamped HoJo.

Howard Johnson's Parkway Inn Dayton Ohio

Hundreds of orange-roofed Howard Johnson’s hotels, motels and restaurants once served fried clam strips and ice cream to tired, hungry American travelers.

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