Newark Motor Lodge was one of the last most complete examples
of Howard Johnson's standardized locations. Moreover by the
early 2000s it was one of the last original Motor Lodges period.
Alas its exterior was mutilated to gross excess. The architectural
firm that completed the horrible remodeling job offered the
project as an advertisement for its work. The firm's website
is no longer online. One can only HOPE that they are out-of-business
as a result of their incompetence!
that after the remodeling was completed that the Beacon was