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America's Landmark: Under the Orange Roof
- Unofficial site documenting former and current Howard Johnson's restaurants and motels.
American Diner Museum
- A non-profit organization established in 1996 to recognize the diner's cultural and historical significance as well as its national importance.
American Highway Project
- Uses photography to document vanishing Americana such as motels, billboards, service stations, highway signs, tourist attractions, drive-in theatres and diners. Site also includes news.
Back On Tack
- A collection of roadside attractions, road art and diners. Self-confessed tackaholic Steve takes a historical and humorous look at the culture of roadside kitsch.
- Tribute site to Howard Johnson's Restaurants. Includes history and directory of existing locations.
Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
- Aims to identify, conserve, promote, and interpret the cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and economic resources along the historic Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania.
Lost America Night Photography
- A collection of night photography by Troy Paiva of the abandoned roadside west - buildings, signs, vehicles and scrapyards.
Minnesota's Roadside Architecture
- David W. Nystuen's project to photograph all the roadside attractions in the state.
- A celebration of a fading part of Americana: the motel.
- Travel guide to offbeat attractions, tourist traps, weird vacations, and roadtrips. Includes tourism news.
- Debra Jane's listings with photographs of historical eateries, giant structures, lodging, miniature golf, advertisement signs, and gas stations across the USA. Listed by category and by state.
- A tour of 1950s roadside signage and buildings. Includes sections on the futuristic Googie style and its Polynesian-influenced cousin - the Tiki look.
- Glenn Wells tours roadside diners and charts the rise and fall of Howard Johnson's restaurant chain. Includes an e-mail discussion group.
Society for Commercial Archeology
- SCA is devoted to the study and preservation of American 20th-century roadside architecture.
Yahoo! Groups -- AmericanDinerMuseum
- E-mail discussion group about the diner and its new museum.
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