Isn't that original sign delicious? If you'd like to browse some other great examples of mid-century motel signage, Lileks has the goods. I go through this gallery again every few months for new additions. Happily, many of these are still in use.
The Today's Inspiration blog is a treasure trove of mid-century illustration and advertising. Last week's post, ... And Girls Will Be Girls quotes from a 1952 article that dictates what it takes to interest women in your advertising. Household scenes, food, flowers, and jewelry feature heavily. Wonder what's changed since then?