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Old Posted Dec 12, 2010, 9:30 PM
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Originally Posted by esotouric View Post
Such a shame about Stillwell's, but it reminds me of a wonderful little thicket of surviving older motor hotels just east on Ramona, a road not often traveled since it's uncomfortably freeway-close. You'll find them where Ramona turns into Garvey, around Montezuma and Carlos. (see crummy Google streetview image below)



Cuter still, cruise south down Atlantic and look left to spy this gem at 438 El Mercado Avenue, tucked amidst much new development but still just as cute as the day it was hatched.

Hey Esotouric, and welcome to the forum! I have some swell shots (on another computer) and postcards of these motels, I'll have to see if I can dig them up, I agree they're my favorites in town...
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