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Howard Johnson's Originals in Florida:
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Boca Raton
 -1001 S Federal Hwy
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Cape Kennedy Area
 
 Cocoa
 -860 N Cocoa Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Cocoa Beach
 -2080 N Atlantic
Bird's Eye
 
 Melbourne
 -512 N Washington Ave
Bird's Eye
 
 Titusville
 -1829 Riverside Dr
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
Clearwater Area
 
 Clearwater
 -410 S US 19 11/2012
Bird's Eye
 
 Clearwater Beach
 -430 South Gulf View Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Tarpon Springs
 -38724 US 19 N 01/2013
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Cypress Gardens Area
 
 Lake Wales
 -21380 US 27
Bird's Eye
 
 Winter Haven
 -1300 3rd Street
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daytona Beach Area
 Airport
 -2725 Volusia Ave
Bird's Eye
 
 Desert Inn
 -900 N Atlantic
Bird's Eye
 
 North-Ormond
 -1633 N US 1
Bird's Eye
 
 Oceanside
 -2560 N Atlantic
Bird's Eye
 
 Daytona Shores
 -3501 S Atlantic
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -800 S Ridgewood Ave
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Deerfield Beach
-2096 N E 2nd St
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fort Lauderdale Area
 
 Airport
 -2075 SR 84
Bird's Eye
 
 Airport-International
 -1400 N Federal Hwy (U.S. 1)
Bird's Eye
 
 Beach
 -700 N Atlantic
Bird's Eye
 
 Lauderdale By The Sea
 -4660 Ocean
Bird's Eye
 
 North
 -5001 N Federal Hwy
Bird's Eye
 
 Pompano Beach
 -9 N Pompano Beach
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Fort Myers
 
 Fort Myers
 -2431 Cleveland Ave
Bird's Eye
 
 Riverfront never opened
 -US 41 @ North Key Dr
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Fort Pierce
 -7150 Okeechobee Rd
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Fort Walton Beach
 -314 W Main St 10/13
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Gainesville
 
 Downtown
 -2820 NW 13th St
Bird's Eye
 
 I-75
 -7400 NW 8th Ave
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Homosassa Springs
 -US19 @ SR 490 never opened
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Homestead
 -1020 Homestead Blvd
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacksonville Area
 
 Beach
 -1510 First St
Bird's Eye
 
 North
 -1055 Golfair Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -3007 Kings Hwy
Bird's Eye
 
 Southeast never opened
 -I-95 @ US 1
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 West
 -6545 Ramona
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
The Keys
 
 Islamorada
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Key Largo
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Key West
 -3031 N Roosevelt Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Marathon
 -13351 Oversees Hwy
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Lake City
 
 North
 -3340 W. US HWY 90
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -S Highway 441
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Lakeland
 -3425 US 98 N
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Miami Area
 
 Airport
 -1980 Le Jeune Rd
Bird's Eye
 
 Airport-West
 -36th St @ Palmetto Expy
Bird's Eye
 
 Broad Causeway
 -Biscayne @ 125th
Bird's Eye
 
 Coral Gables
 -1430 S Dixie Hwy
Bird's Eye
 
 Biscayne
 -1100 Biscayne
Bird's Eye
 
 Downtown-Plaza
 -200 SE 2nd Ave
Bird's Eye
 
 Golden Glades
 -16500 NW 2nd Ave
Bird's Eye
 
 Hollywood
 -2900 Polk St
Bird's Eye
 
 Hollywood Beach
 -2501 N Ocean Dr
Bird's Eye
 
 Kendall
 -10201 S Dixie Hwy
Bird's Eye
 
 Key Biscayne
 -798 Crandon Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Miami Beach
 -4000 Alton Rd
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Naples
 -221 9th St S
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
Ocala Area
 
 North
 -3811 NW Blitchton Rd
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 Silver Springs
 -5565 E SR 40
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -2280 South Dixie Hwy
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orlando Area
 
 Circus World
 -43824 U.S. 27
Bird's Eye
 
 Clermont
 
Bird's Eye
 
 Downtown
 -304 West Colonial
Bird's Eye
 
 Fountain Park
 -5150 US 192
Bird's Eye
 
 Jet Port never opened
 -3535 McCoy Rd
Bird's Eye
 
 Kissimmee
 -2323 E Irlo Bronson
Bird's Eye
 
 Lake Buena Vista
 
Bird's Eye
 
 Main Gate
 -7600 W Irlo Bronson
Bird's Eye
 
 Major Center
 
Bird's Eye
 
 Orlando
 -4201 S Orange Blossom Trail
Bird's Eye
 
 Sand Lake
 -SR 528 @ I-4
Bird's Eye
 
 Orange Blossom
 - 8820 S. Orange Blossom
Bird's Eye
 
 West
 -2014 W Colonial Drive
Bird's Eye
 
 Winter Park
 -603 Lee Rd
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
Palm Beach Area
 
 Juno Beach
 -930 US 1
Bird's Eye
 
 Palm Beach
 -2875 S County Rd
Bird's Eye
 
 West Palm Beach
 -1901 Okeechobee
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Panama City
 
 Panama City
 -4601 US 98 W
Bird's Eye
 
 Beach
 -9600 S Thomas Dr
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
Pensacola Area
 
 North
 -7051 Pensacola Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Gulfside
 -14 Via DaLuna
Bird's Eye
 
 West
 -4126 Mobile Hwy
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Perry
 -2277 US 19 S
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Punta Gorda
 -33 Tamiami Trail (North Bound)
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Sarasota
 
 Airport
 -6325 N Tamiami Trail
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -811 S Tamiami Trail
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
St. Augustine
 
 East
 -3552 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 West
 -2550 State Rd. 16
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
St Petersburg Area
 
 Bayway
 -5391 34th St S
Bird's Eye
 
 Mid-Town
 -451 34th St North 12/2012
Bird's Eye
 
 Beach
 -6100 Gulf Blvd
Bird's Eye
 
 Treasure Island
 -11125 Gulf Blvd 11-2012
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Stuart
 -950 S Federal Hwy
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Tallahassee
 
 East
 -736 Apalachee Pky
Bird's Eye
 
 West
 -1350 West Tennessee
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Tampa
 
 Airport
 -702 Westshore Blvd 12/2012
Bird's Eye
 
 East
 -6804 E Hillsborough Ave 12/2012
Bird's Eye
 
 North
 -720 E Fowler Ave 12/2012
Bird's Eye
 
 South
 -3688 Gandy Blvd 12/2012
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
 
Vero Beach
 
 Downtown
 -1725 S US 1
Bird's Eye
 
 Oceanside
 -3240 Ocean Dr
Bird's Eye
 

 
 
 
Wildwood
 -I-75 @ SR 44 never opened 
Bird's Eye
 

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Economy Lodging:
Low cost accommodations
 
 
 3 Penny Inn
 
  Wildwood 
  -I-75 @ SR 44
 
 
 
 
A pioneer in all aspects of hospitality, the Howard Johnson Company sought to create a niche brand with 3 Penny Inns. Howard B. Johnson said that the concept was designed "to broaden the scope of Howard Johnson's lodging facilities and meet the needs of budget minded travelers." The Wildwood unit opened in the first quarter of 1974 and was the first of only four that were put into service. Inauspicious world events (OPEC's oil embargo) and a lack of support from Howard Johnson's board and stockholders killed the remarkably forward thinking "Centsible Lodging" concept.
   
 
 
 Camp Ground
 
  Kissimmee
  -5300 Space Coast Pky
 
 
 
With a special appeal to families, Howard Johnson's created its Camp Ground concept. The facility in Florida was located just five miles from the entrance to Walt Disney World, and boasted a slew of amenities. Ambitiously planned, the Company intended to licence Camp Grounds throughout the United States, but they were late to enter the field and like with 3 Penny Inns failed to garner much support from the board of directors and the oil crisis effectively ended Howard Johnson's Camp Grounds.
   
 
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Imposters:
playing off of the famous name
 
 
 Landmark
 Motor Lodges
 
 Winter Haven
 
 
 
 Vero Beach
 
 
 
   
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Commissaries:
production, warehouse, and distribution
 
 
 Miami
 -1631 Flagler
 
 
 Miami
 -6901 NW 26th Ave.
 
 
 
Miami's first commissary was outgrown by the middle 1950s and a new one was constructed. The circa 1955 facility was designed by Rufus Nims and built by Robert M. Merritt, Inc. Described as "an outstanding example of the ultra-modern industrial plant," the facility was planned so that it could be expanded. The plant on Flagler St. was retained and produced ice cream, while the new facility handled all other food production and distribution in the region. Miami's commissary operations were ceased in 1984 when the Company consolidated most food preparation at its main commissary in Brockton, MA.
   
 
 
 Vending
 
 
 
 
 
 
Created in 1966, the Automated Merchandising Division was an outgrowth of vending operations which had begun in 1954. The Company sold Howard Johnson's products as well as those from other companies in its vending machines mostly located in highway service plazas. In 1969 vending operations were expanded into Florida anticipating the opening of Disney World and its throngs of tourists. The new machines were primarily located at Howard Johnson's Restaurants and Motor Lodges, and only enjoyed moderate success.
   
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Restaurants:
concepts, prototypes, and experiments
 
 Concept '65
 
 Miami
 -1100 Biscayne Blvd.
 
 
   
 
 HoJo Junction
 
  Miami
 
 
 
   
 
 Elizabethan Room
 
  Deerfield Beach
  -2096 N E 2nd St
Bird's Eye
 
 
  Orlando-Downtown
  -304 West Colonial
Bird's Eye
 
   
 
 The Choice is Yours
 
  Orlando
  -4201 S Orange Blossom Trail
Bird's Eye
 
 
 
Late in 1978 The Choice is Yours at Howard Johnson's was introduced. The units were all in converted HoJo's Restaurants which were redecorated with "a contemporary Mexican motif." The concept offered an innovative menu from which guests made selections based on portion size and price. Thus patrons tailored "their meals to their own desires." The Company aimed the concept at seniors, but was surprised that it had a wider appeal. However, the idea never met sales expectations and was ultimately cancelled.
   
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Restaurants:
Red Coach Grill locations
 
 
 Deerfield Beach
 -2096 N E Second St 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 Fort Lauderdale
 -1150 N Federal Hwy
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami
 -1455 Biscayne Blvd 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 North Miami Beach
 -18050 Collins Ave
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
Orlando
-I-4 @ Kirkman Rd
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
N
-1
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
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Restaurants & Ice Cream Parlors:
not adjacent to Motor Lodges
 
 
 Bal Harbor Village
 -10201 Bal Harbor Blvd
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Bartow
  -1150 Van Fleet Dr.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Boynton Beach
  -Ocean Blvd. @ U.S. 1
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Bradenton    
  -559 First St. (500 1st St. W) 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Clearwater 
  -Clearwater Mall
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Clearwater Beach  
  -Causeway Blvd.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Coral Gables
 -Aragon Ave. @ Salzedo St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Coral Gables
  -@Municipal Bus Terminal 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Coral Gables
  -3747 S.W. 8th St. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Coral Gables (University)
  -1450 S. Dixie Hwy.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Daytona Beach (Holly Hill)
  -311 North Ridge Ave.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Daytona Beach
  -2540 S Atlantic
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Delray Beach
  -U.S. 1
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ft. Lauderdale
  -U.S. 441 @ Broward Blvd. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ft. Lauderdale
  -A1A (1711 S Federal Hwy) 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ft. Lauderdale
  -317 N.E. 6th Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ft. Lauderdale
  -U.S. 1 S @ 17th St. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ft. Myers
  -604 Cleveland Ave.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Hollywood
  -1530 N. 18th Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Jacksonville
  -6342 Arlington Rd 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Jacksonville
  -U.S. 17
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Lakeland
 -735 E. Main St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Leesburg
  -U.S. 441, 27
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami 
  -West Flagler St @ 16th Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami
  -Biscayne @ Flagler
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami (Buena Vista)
 -2451 W. 7th St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami (du Pont)
  -200 S.E. 2nd Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami (Key Biscayne)
  -12 Crandon Blvd.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami (Melrose)
  -2685 N.W. 36th St. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami
  -N.E. 2nd Ave. @ 95th St. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami (North Miami)
  -12290 Biscayne Blvd 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami Beach (Normandy)
  -7140 Collins Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami Beach (Vanderbilt)
  -2001 Collins Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami Beach (Sunny Isles)
  -167th St. @ Collins Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Miami Springs
  -4200 N.W. 36th St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Naples
  -U.S 41 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ocala (FAI era)
  -3951 NW Bonnie Heath Blvd
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Orlando
  -3001 (2901) East Colonial Dr.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Orlando
  -2415 N. Orange Ave.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Orlando
  -307 N. Orange Blossom Trail
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Ormond Beach
  -A1A S @ Ormond Beach 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Palm Beach
 -A1A @ Lake Worth -2880 S. CR.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Pompano Beach
  -U.S. 1
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Redington beach
 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 St. Petersburg  
  -2331 Nth 4th St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 St. Petersburg
 -6800 Central Ave.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 St. Petersburg
  -27 Nth 4th St.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Sarasota    
  -915 Washington Blvd. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Sebring 
  -U.S. 27 S 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Silver Springs
  -407 SR 40
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Tampa
  -U.S. 92 @ Henderson Blvd.
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Venice
  -997 U.S. 41 N 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Vero Beach
  -2744 Commerce Ave. 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 West Palm Beach
  -3800 Southern Blvd. @ Airport
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 Winter Haven
  -U.S. 17 N 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 
 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
 
 
 
Satellite
Bird's Eye
 
     
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