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by googiejackalope
Mon May 28, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Route 66 Beef Burger Barrel closes in TX
Replies: 2
Views: 1994

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I shot this in the Phoenix area along HWY 60 in 2005; it was still there in March of this year. I wonder if it's related?
by googiejackalope
Fri Apr 07, 2006 7:29 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Encounters - LAX Theme Building
Replies: 15
Views: 7867

I blogged my 15-minute visit in August 2005 visit with lots of night pictures here: http://thelope.blogspot.com/2006/04/fut ... -1961.html

My thanks to Freddiefreelance for posting the lava lamp site and Nichols for posting about the Sotto interview.

Wish we could have eaten there.
by googiejackalope
Fri Apr 07, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's to be demolished?
Replies: 80
Views: 41867

As I posted over in Tikicentral, could TV's Route 66 connection be of use? It is the oldest tiki bar on Route 66 and would be the *only* one remaining if not for a newer neo-tiki place that just opened. I blogged my very brief TV visit here: http://thelope.blogspot.com/2006/02/lope-in-city-of-angels...
by googiejackalope
Thu Apr 06, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Arcadia, CA - Rt. 66 Rally Support Rod's Grill May 13 &
Replies: 20
Views: 7795

from an August 2005 road trip:
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Interesting article here: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3591421
by googiejackalope
Thu Mar 02, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's to be demolished?
Replies: 80
Views: 41867

Has anyone seen any real verification of this...official announcements, building permits filed for, plans filed with a zoning commission...that sort of thing?
by googiejackalope
Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:40 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: L.A. Mid-Century Modern in Dallas, TX?
Replies: 11
Views: 7148

Here's a geocities photo page I did on the Meadows Building a few years ago:
http://www.geocities.com/gregholmes61/M ... lding.html
by googiejackalope
Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Orange Bowl, Rialto, CA To Be Demolished???
Replies: 4
Views: 1533

While I researching the Orange Bowl for my blog, I ran across real estate listings for it. It changed hands as recently as February of 2002. I don't know what it sold for or what they plan to do with it, but the asking price for the parcel of land on which it stands was $1,050,000. http://www.thelop...
by googiejackalope
Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Route 66 roadtrips
Replies: 8
Views: 8152

Roadsidepictures, thanks for posting the Kingman pics. I shot that second place last May; it has acquired a giant moai-like head since you were there. http://www.home.earthlink.net/~acejackalope/images/kozycornerlong.jpg There's more about it on my blog: http://thelope.blogspot.com/2005/05/tiki-in-m...
by googiejackalope
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Wigwam motel on Route 66 in San Bernardino
Replies: 11
Views: 4514

I had a very nice stay there last August; I blogged it here, with lots of pictures: http://thelope.blogspot.com/2006/02/last-wigwam.html I was in a group of three people and wasn't the one that checked us in...sure wish I would have, just in case they still had the "no prostitution" statement on the...
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