Howard Johnson's Landmark: July-Aug 1966, p 4
Anaheim, California
 -- Lincoln & Wilshire

As the fourth HoJo's in California, Anaheim-Lincoln opened December 31, 1965. The unit only lasted until 1973 and its building is no longer extant.

Left: Ice cream time ... is anytime at Howard Johnson's! At Anaheim (Lincoln), Johnson Girl Mary Cunningham reports a heavy demand for all twenty-eight famous flavors.

Photo 2005: Phil Edwards

Photos: Charles Hathaway
Antioch, California -- 4 Somerville & Mahogany Way
Only open for about two years according to Howard Johnson's directories, Antioch was built in the same style and opened at about the same time as Stockton. Both featured Orange painted metal "stand-up" mansards--interestingly Antioch's HJ stone was never covered.
Below: Charles Hathaway observed that a small "strip" of orange was visible at the top of the mansard on the back side of the Restaurant.
Photo 2005: Phil Edwards

Buena Park
Howard Johnson's Landmark: July-Aug. 1966, p 5
Buena Park, California
 -- 7575 Beach

Counted among the earliest Howard Johnson's locations in the West, Buena Park was the fifth in California when it opened on April 14, 1966. Lasting until the Company's dismemberment, the unit was not closed until the middle 1980s. By the 2000s its former spot was occupied by an Outback.

Left: Old friends ... Buena Park manager Howard Trudeau seats a smiling local couple, former Easterners who have visited each of our Orange County restaurants. That's true-blue loyalty, coast-to-coast.

Photo 2005: Phil Edwards

Photos 2005: Phil Edwards
Coalinga, California -- 25032 W Dorris Ave
A very large location, Coalinga was built in the Mansard-style and located along I-5. The unit was opened in late 1976 or early 1977 and lasted until Marriott's destruction of Howard Johnson's. By the middle 2000s, the former HJ had been somewhat altered and was occupied by a Red Robin.

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