Though the Austin Motel has been beautifully renovated and modernized since it first opened in 1938, it still feels like a place away from our time, like a place you might have vacationed with your family during the best part of your eighth year on earth. This motel feels like a week you lived in your summer-baked bathing suit and seemed to hold a never-ending ice cream cone. Nostalgic, comfortable … and what is it about that sign?
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