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Pennsylvania Mid-Century Modern Motels & Hotels

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Penn-View Motel [gone]
West Reading, PA
The Penn-View Motel appeared to be mid-1960s to me. This was their office. The rooms were a little more traditional looking. The buildings were demolished in 2006. There are two other buildings like this in NJ. They were originally part of the Ivory Tower Motor Inn chain. I don't know if there were any other locations or just these three. For more, see this website.

Budget Inn
Kingston, PA
This Budget Inn appears to be from the 1960s. [map]

Travelers Rest Motel
Everett, PA
The Travelers Rest Motel, located on the Lincoln Highway, opened in 1947. It features an A-frame style motel office and a cross-gabled restaurant that looks a lot like an old Howard Johnson Motor Lodge. These buildings are probably from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

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