in 1959, the Dayton property offered about 100 guest rooms.
The Motor Lodge itself employed the Howard Johnson Company's
second significant standardized design type--yet without
any single-story guest room buildings.
site, though awkward, was remarkable in that I-75's southbound
travelers exiting to Wagoner Ford Road and reached the HoJo's
from the Interstate prior to reaching any surface street!
as a Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge until the middle 1980s
the site was subsequently converted into an Econo Lodge
and remained branded until June 6, 2000. Upon losing brand
affiliation it became the Parkway Inn. During 2002 it was
up for sale by its owner, the Yogi Yagna Corporation--asking