Monday, December 22, 2008

Mesa Motels

During my recent trip to Phoenix, I spent some time in nearby Mesa. Happily, Main Street contains some fine motel architecture - like the Highway Host (above) and the Kiva Lodge (below) - and a sublime sunset on my last day in town.

The video (below) celebrates a terrific motel, the Starlite, which features one of the truly great animated motel signs in the country.

Trouble seeing the video? Point your browser to this link (click "watch in high quality" for best view):

(Photographs and video by Andrew Wood)

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