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Old Posted Mar 13, 2014, 6:34 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
lol GW.
By the way, excellent blog WCArch. -good job.

classic motel design 1950s, 1960s

The above photo of the motel is hilarious. The middle class motel being surrounded with conspicuous high-end Cadillacs is a mixed match if I ever saw one. People driving a Cadillac would more than likely be lodging at the upscale Ambassador or Beverly Wilshire hotels. The Cadillacs nesting at this déclassé location give the impression that the motel was a hangout for hoods and mobsters.

A couple of Chevys or Oldsmobiles would have been more appropriate in my humble opinion. Having worked in advertising, I do understand the impression they were trying to create but they actually created the wrong impression.

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