Best Storefront / Sign

Austin Motel

The motel is about as funky as it gets, with 41 rooms spread out over three buildings built in decidedly different eras (1938, 1950, 1969). This is not the Four Seasons. Welcome to Planet Austin Motel, slogan: "So Close, Yet So Far Out." Since 1938 this fabulous neon sign (refurbished by Todd Sanders) has decorated South Congress and helped tired travelers find their way to one of Austin's favorite and funkiest of landmarks.

Austin Motel
1220 S. Congress, 512/441-1157
www.austinmotel.com

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