that Mr. Banks gathered from Asbury Park indicated that the
"New Fifth Avenue Pavilion," as the complex which
included the Howard Johnson's was called, opened in 1963.
It was hailed as "modern architecture," and served
to compliment the Boardwalk's existing late 19th and early
20th century structures.
addition to the HoJo's, the Pavilion offered retail store-front
space along the Boardwalk and also a roof-top stage named
for bandleader Arthur
Pryor. Most of the Pavilion is slated for demolition or
has already been demolished. The photo below shows part of
HoJo's ramp had already been removed by the time of Scott's