In just one minute and 39 seconds, you’ll learn all about the mid-century “Googie” roots of this newest addition to Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Waterpark.
Hello and welcome to the new HoJo Anaheim website and blog! My name is Andy Castro — if my name sounds familiar then you may know me from my now-retired but long-running Dateline Disneyland blog on MiceChat. Over the course of Dateline Disneyland, I partnered frequently with the HoJo team to bring my readers a […]
The early 1960’s are near and dear to the HoJo and of course Disneyland. New attractions were underway at the park and the 10-year anniversary was coming up in 1965. Construction began in 1962 for The Haunted Mansion attraction with a hopeful opening date in 1963. By 1963 the exterior of the Mansion was complete […]
Creating a Masterpiece A unique shot capturing busy construction bees in 1964. Opening day for the brand new Howard Johnson Motor Lodge was slated for mid summer 1965 and a lot of work is still ahead. Howard Johnson Jr. was on hand with the owner making sure this large new HoJo – one of the […]