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Village Inn Pizza Parlors

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The Foxy's design was apparently used for the Village Inn Pizza Parlor steeper-roofed buildings shown below. They have the same A-frame style with a pyramid of rock and glass at the front. The most recognizable difference is the shape of the windows. The Village Inn windows are horizontal while the Foxy's/Lodge Coffee Shop windows are set on a diagonal and are diamond-shaped. Does anyone know if Hyatt sold the design rights to Village Inn or what the connection was?

The first Village Inn Pizza Parlor location was built in 1967 in Statesville, NC. That building was demolished in 2014. The chain was founded by William Ray Lackey.

former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Charleston, SC
This former Village Inn Pizza Parlor housed Kim's Restaurant when this photo was taken in 2007. The roofline is not as steep as the buildings shown below. This photo is from 2007. I believe Kim's closed around 2011. The building was still vacant in 2013. By 2016, the building was housing Ichiban Steak House & Sushi Bar. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Yuma, AZ
former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Mesa, AZ
This Yuma location is still operating as a Village Inn Pizza Parlor. It was built in 1973. [map]

This Mesa location is now known as Pizza Mart. [map]

There are other former Village Inn Pizza Parlor buildings with this less-steep design in Falls Church, VA, Springfield, VA, Salisbury, NC, Hickory, NC, and Lenoir, NC.

former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
El Paso, TX
former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Prescott, AZ
2012: 2017:

former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Yuma, AZ
2008: 2012: 2017:

former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Tempe, AZ
former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Kingman, AZ

former Village Inn Pizza Parlor
Tucson, AZ
These former Village Inn Pizza Parlor locations were part of a chain that was established by 1963.

The El Paso building has housed the Rib Hut since 1984. The original sign has also been repurposed. [map]

The Prescott building now houses Fast Auto Loans. [map]

The Yuma building shown above housed A Bloom'n Florist when the first photo above was taken in 2008. Since 2011, it housed Steiner's European Deli & Market. [map]

The Village Inn Pizza Parlor in Tempe was built by 1965. The building has housed the Vine Tavern & Eatery since 1986. There were three locations in Phoenix but they are all gone. For more, see this website. [map]

The former former Village Inn Pizza Parlor in Kingman now houses the Vanny Inn. [map]

The Village Inn Pizza Parlor in Tucson was here by 1967. The building now houses Dante's Fire. [map]

There are at least a few locations in close-to-original condition including these in: Forest City, NC, Billings, MT and Helena, MT.

The location in Chandler, AZ is unrecognizable but it still has the same sign frame.

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