Philadelphia PA (built 1950; architect Joseph Morgan; status unknown)
Link to Marriott’s Hot Shoppes brochure: http://timeline.marriott.com/resource/HotShoppesBrochure.pdf
Design, both interior and exterior, express quiet, comfortable dining. Sense of privacy is given to interior spaces by screen partition enclosing lunch counter and folding wall between dining areas. Glare is controlled by overhangs, trees and thin curtains at windows. Retail shop sells food specialties to take out. Curb service is offered to motorists at rear of building.
Excerpted from Architectural Record, August 1950
photos by Cortlandt V.D. Hubbard