Our History

TLD building was a landmark for Howard Johnson’s which included the hotel to the south and the trademark orange roof and steeple that could be seen on their structures nationwide.

Comforts of Home

For most of the twentieth century, the orange roof of the Howard Johnson Restaurant was a familiar and comforting sight along the great American roadside.

Finest Style

When this Lincoln Boulevard complex opened in late 1962 or early ’63, it was proclaimed to be “Oklahoma City’s finest and newest Motor Lodge and Restaurant.”

Modern Complex

This Lincoln Boulevard complex once featured 137 guest rooms and suites, conference facilities, a playground, Howard Johnson Restaurant, and a service station.

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Oklahoma City Howard Johnson Restaurant

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Howard Johnson's Roadside Fans

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