The Budget Host Inn, seen here in 2013 after a fire, is coming down. The well-known Mount Rose Avenue motel’s footprint at Exit 18 will be covered by improvements to Interstate 83. Also of interest: The Mount Rose Intersection: More comes together there than roads.
The Budget Host Inn wasn’t historic, but it was a sign of the times. It appeared to go up when Interstate 83 came in and has witnessed the growth of Hampton Inns and other large-chain competitors along the highway.
Now it’s coming down because the interstate is coming through. Continue reading “I-83 improvements causing change at Mount Rose interchange” »