High Point Howard Johnson's complex opened in 1974 with 104
guest rooms along a now largely bypassed stretch of old I-85.
Additionally the site is convenient to North Carolina's nearby
furniture outlet district.
it was built along the lines of a traditional highway Motor
Lodge, it featured a connected Mansard style Restaurant and
Lobby. The design was the last to use an expanse of Howard
Johnson's trademark Orange porcelain enamel roof tiles. During
the Lodge's heyday, both the Restaurant and Lobby were crowned
with Beacon style cupolas.