This roadside motel is no longer a forgotten lodge.
This roadside motel is no longer a forgotten lodge.
“The pool house was something I always wanted to build,” Robert says. The bar is the main attraction. And next to it, a lime tree is within reach to make fresh gin and tonics.
“The pool house was something I always wanted to build,” Robert says. The bar is the main attraction. And next to it, a lime tree is within reach to make fresh gin and tonics.
Much of the furniture in their home is secondhand, either thrifted, found roadside, or gifted by friends.
Much of the furniture in their home is secondhand, either thrifted, found roadside, or gifted by friends.
Just five miles from Atlantic City, this elephant is the listing. Lucy is a 138-year-old wooden elephant that’s a registered National Historic Landmark and of the oldest roadside attractions in America. She entertained her first stay in 1902, and has even hosted a U.S. president.
Just five miles from Atlantic City, this elephant is the listing. Lucy is a 138-year-old wooden elephant that’s a registered National Historic Landmark and of the oldest roadside attractions in America. She entertained her first stay in 1902, and has even hosted a U.S. president.
The Cor-Ten shed structure is used as a retreat by the clients' children. It sits on the roadside granite retaining wall, and a low corner window offers views back to the Shobac Campus.
The Cor-Ten shed structure is used as a retreat by the clients' children. It sits on the roadside granite retaining wall, and a low corner window offers views back to the Shobac Campus.
A Womb chair and ottoman by Eero Saarinen for Knoll are the main attraction in the media room.
A Womb chair and ottoman by Eero Saarinen for Knoll are the main attraction in the media room.
Nestled in West London, the home is conveniently located near many of the city's top attractions, including Hyde Park, Portobello Market, and Westbourne Grove.
Nestled in West London, the home is conveniently located near many of the city's top attractions, including Hyde Park, Portobello Market, and Westbourne Grove.
The main attraction of the Whitefish Poolhouse & Gallery is the 75-foot-long lap pool. The space, designed by CTA Architects, also features wraparound windows for stunning views of the lush forest.
The main attraction of the Whitefish Poolhouse & Gallery is the 75-foot-long lap pool. The space, designed by CTA Architects, also features wraparound windows for stunning views of the lush forest.
The unique geometric design was the result of both aesthetic and functional considerations. The bold, eye-catching cabin has already become an attraction in of itself among travelers in the region.
The unique geometric design was the result of both aesthetic and functional considerations. The bold, eye-catching cabin has already become an attraction in of itself among travelers in the region.
Set against the backdrop of the dry desert hills, the Ace's white buildings are an unpretentious makeover of an existing, rundown roadside motel. L.A.-based firm Commune and the Ace's own design team, Atelier Ace, approached the project as a curatorial endeavor, commissioning a number of artists and artisans from southern California and the Southwest to piece together the design elements. See more of the Ace Palm Springs here.
Set against the backdrop of the dry desert hills, the Ace's white buildings are an unpretentious makeover of an existing, rundown roadside motel. L.A.-based firm Commune and the Ace's own design team, Atelier Ace, approached the project as a curatorial endeavor, commissioning a number of artists and artisans from southern California and the Southwest to piece together the design elements. See more of the Ace Palm Springs here.
Hearty stews and fragrant cheeses aren’t the only attractions at Mas de la Pyramide. For 3 euros, visitors can also tour the “agricultural museum,” a massive cavern full of historic tools for sowing and harvesting crops, from scythes to tractors.
Hearty stews and fragrant cheeses aren’t the only attractions at Mas de la Pyramide. For 3 euros, visitors can also tour the “agricultural museum,” a massive cavern full of historic tools for sowing and harvesting crops, from scythes to tractors.
A dense section of trees hide the home along a rural roadside.
A dense section of trees hide the home along a rural roadside.
Road Side: The Roadside Façade is understated and diminutive.
Road Side: The Roadside Façade is understated and diminutive.
Road Side: The Roadside Façade is understated and diminutive.
Road Side: The Roadside Façade is understated and diminutive.
Fall leaves enthroned in light at roadside in Sherwood, OR.
Fall leaves enthroned in light at roadside in Sherwood, OR.
Nonn and Martin collected bottles from the roadside for use in the walls. The bottles let colored light filter into the cabana, and passing breezes create sound effects on the mouths of the bottles.
Nonn and Martin collected bottles from the roadside for use in the walls. The bottles let colored light filter into the cabana, and passing breezes create sound effects on the mouths of the bottles.
chandelier made from vintage bottles found at a roadside antique stand, live edge wood slab from the mountains of California
chandelier made from vintage bottles found at a roadside antique stand, live edge wood slab from the mountains of California
Alexander Heffesse's Construction Site scented candle recalls the warm glow of roadside fires.
Alexander Heffesse's Construction Site scented candle recalls the warm glow of roadside fires.
The couple often relax by their vintage Jøtul stove—“our dream one,” Audi says—purchased from a neighbor. The rocker is a family heirloom, and the armchair is a roadside find.
The couple often relax by their vintage Jøtul stove—“our dream one,” Audi says—purchased from a neighbor. The rocker is a family heirloom, and the armchair is a roadside find.
“The land has a lot of variety and geology,” so nature had to be the main attraction, says Braithwaite. Lofty clerestory windows are positioned to capture light in the morning and evening and also help regulate the temperature.
“The land has a lot of variety and geology,” so nature had to be the main attraction, says Braithwaite. Lofty clerestory windows are positioned to capture light in the morning and evening and also help regulate the temperature.
Known as Kate's Lazy Desert, the Airstream retreat is situated just a short drive away from numerous local attractions, such as Joshua Tree National Park and Pappy and Harriet's.
Known as Kate's Lazy Desert, the Airstream retreat is situated just a short drive away from numerous local attractions, such as Joshua Tree National Park and Pappy and Harriet's.
Marfa offers a wealth of cultural attractions housed within cleverly renovated structures. Here we see the Ballroom, a 1927 building converted into an art gallery.
Marfa offers a wealth of cultural attractions housed within cleverly renovated structures. Here we see the Ballroom, a 1927 building converted into an art gallery.
The terrace is the main place attraction in summer.
The terrace is the main place attraction in summer.
Production designer Adam Stockhausen referenced real-life roadside cafes in the Southern California desert as inspiration for the Americana-style luncheonette in the film’s titular city.
Production designer Adam Stockhausen referenced real-life roadside cafes in the Southern California desert as inspiration for the Americana-style luncheonette in the film’s titular city.
Ono-Sake Warehouse is a minimalist warehouse located in Ibaraki, Japan, designed by Eureka and G architects studio. The complex consists of logistics warehousing, shops, and offices for a liquor store that stores and sells on the roadside at the boundary between the commercial and residential areas. The architects decomposed the roadside warehouse building, creating visibly wide open spaces, and aiming at an architecture that would be comfortable for the local residents. The structure is made with wood, steel and plaster work and feature large windows and wooden floors.
Ono-Sake Warehouse is a minimalist warehouse located in Ibaraki, Japan, designed by Eureka and G architects studio. The complex consists of logistics warehousing, shops, and offices for a liquor store that stores and sells on the roadside at the boundary between the commercial and residential areas. The architects decomposed the roadside warehouse building, creating visibly wide open spaces, and aiming at an architecture that would be comfortable for the local residents. The structure is made with wood, steel and plaster work and feature large windows and wooden floors.
A midcentury highway icon, Loewy’s domed bus design gave thousands a more picturesque view of roadside America during a golden age of motorcoach travel.
A midcentury highway icon, Loewy’s domed bus design gave thousands a more picturesque view of roadside America during a golden age of motorcoach travel.
In its early years, Lynn Hall was a popular roadside stop along the famous Route 6 in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, a small mountain town about three hours north of Pittsburgh.
In its early years, Lynn Hall was a popular roadside stop along the famous Route 6 in Port Allegany, Pennsylvania, a small mountain town about three hours north of Pittsburgh.
The roadside elevation appears as two storey building sitting on a plinth. A central break in the plinth marks the path to the entrance, which will be enveloped by the new Mahogany trees over time.
The roadside elevation appears as two storey building sitting on a plinth. A central break in the plinth marks the path to the entrance, which will be enveloped by the new Mahogany trees over time.
L-shaped floor plan - house sits on a back-sloped lot, hidden from roadside (100 foot slope from top of the driveway to the lowest elevation in the wood backyard)
L-shaped floor plan - house sits on a back-sloped lot, hidden from roadside (100 foot slope from top of the driveway to the lowest elevation in the wood backyard)
Nicole O'Reilly for STUDIO STUDIA, 'Brutalist Table/Elemental Attraction'
Nicole O'Reilly for STUDIO STUDIA, 'Brutalist Table/Elemental Attraction'
Texan influences can be found in various pieces next to the bathroom door, including a cow hide rug, longhorns haning on the wall, a metal roadside cactus, and an art piece by Houston-based artist, Dan Allison.
Texan influences can be found in various pieces next to the bathroom door, including a cow hide rug, longhorns haning on the wall, a metal roadside cactus, and an art piece by Houston-based artist, Dan Allison.
Parson's Chicken & Fish

This flexible, seasonal spot boasts an interior sporting roadside-industrial chic and an outdoor Eden with plants from local gardening store Sprout. Photo by Clayton Hauck.
Parson's Chicken & Fish This flexible, seasonal spot boasts an interior sporting roadside-industrial chic and an outdoor Eden with plants from local gardening store Sprout. Photo by Clayton Hauck.
Daughter's Bedroom: This room has become a point of attraction for its hugeness in this narrow house.
Daughter's Bedroom: This room has become a point of attraction for its hugeness in this narrow house.
The Children's Museum of Houston is one of the city's many attractions and was designed by acclaimed American architect Robert Venturi. Visit the museum online at cmhouston.org.
The Children's Museum of Houston is one of the city's many attractions and was designed by acclaimed American architect Robert Venturi. Visit the museum online at cmhouston.org.
The iconic tram 28 runs right in front of Baixa House, which is within walking distance of local attractions.
The iconic tram 28 runs right in front of Baixa House, which is within walking distance of local attractions.
"When we first started working what them, we thought they were partial to neutrals but once we went shopping with them they had this natural attraction to really saturated colors,
"When we first started working what them, we thought they were partial to neutrals but once we went shopping with them they had this natural attraction to really saturated colors,

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