8926 Gulf Freeway – Houston TX (built 1983)
This example of early 1980s faux-chitecture has had a varied past. Originally a Chinese restaurant, it has most recently been several iterations of a strip club (Erotic City, Divas International, The Landing Strip, Sinfully Yours, Diamond Club South). Its origins were Oriental Gourmet, and later Lucky Dragon Chinese Restaurant.
Update – July 2017
Tracing changes through Google Street View, the restaurant has for the most part remained the same – the pagoda entrance, once purple, has been painted red and black.