Marco Polo Motor Inn, Summer Hill
"Functional rooms with microwaves, minifridges and cable TV, plus complimentary Wi-Fi and parking.
°24 hrs check in °49 Ensuite units ° internet kiosk ° Free foxtel cable ° Free secure undercover parking ° 400 m to Summer Hill train station ° 7 km to Olympic Park ° 20 mins to airport ° walk to restaurants, supermarket and cafes ° Bus at door ° 6.5 km to Birkenhead Point factory outlet
This is only one of the few remaining neon motel signs dotting the Aurora, Colorado stretch of East Colfax Avenue. Several motels were demolished within the last decade to make way for modern retail, and higher-end accommodations to serve the needs of a new demographic affiliated with the Anschutz Medical Campus. Prior to this transition, these motels provided comfortable lodging for vacationers traveling Highway 40 in their shiny automobiles, as well as serving the needs of the millitary communities of Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center and Lowry Air Force Base. .
. 🎞️ Kodak Color Plus 200, Nikon F100. Developing and scanning by @englewoodcamera
Safari Motel, 1964. The motel at 2001 Fremont was opened in 1954 by Henry & Agnes Spizzirri; changed hands many times since the 70s. Green shingles were added to the lobby c. 70s-80s. The “Safari” sign is original and remains today. Safari closed in 2017 after a long decline and one too many “crime-ridden jungle” headlines. Medium format slide, unknown photographer.