May of 1975, the eight-story 160 guest room Stamford complex was
built in record time using an innovative and cost saving modular
design. Constructed of "concrete box modules," each was
trucked to the site and stacked. Complete erection took only 25
was the fourth of operator Gerald Nielsen's Motor Lodges. In addition
to Stamford, he owned Warwick, Mystic,
and East Lyme.
L to R:
Mel Smith (sales manager), Kathy Exnacius (hostess), Bob Kehn (Lodge
manager), John Loconto (desk clerk), and Elizabeth Flannagen.