referred to as the Wilmington Howard Johnson's, Harbor City
was planned to have a complete Restaurant and Motor Lodge
complex. With a projected opening date listed as the Fall
of 1967, the deal fell through.
separate agreements and arrangements were made for the Restaurants
and Motor Lodges, the Restaurant was built and served the
motoring public under its Orange Roof for a number of years.
By 2004 the Restaurant had been converted into a poorly run
Denny's, and the spot where the Motor Lodge would have been
had it been built, featured a Best Western.