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FIRST MOTEL OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1925


The Motel Inn (originally known as the Milestone Mo-Tel), located in
San Luis Obispo, California, is the first motel in the world.

The Motel Inn cost $80,000 to build in 1925. It originally charged $1.25 per night
per room.The motel closed in 1991 and most of the structure was bulldozed in
2006, but the tower and a few buildings were left standing (below).

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POSTCARD FROM PORTLAND, OREGON – 1958

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