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Location DB > United States > Iowa > Johnston > Best Western
Best Western
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created by Lord Yuric on 11/15/2011 2:41 PM
last modified by Radio2600 on 5/8/2016 1:00 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
The Best Western closed in 2007. It is connected to the North End Diner which closed in 2008. The hotel has 3 wings and is 2 floors.

Completely demolished as of May 1, 2016
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
5055 Merle Hay Rd
Johnston, Iowa
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  •  Interesting Features
    There is almost no graffiti in the place.
    Copper thieves ripped apart pretty much every wall and ceiling on the first floor.
    The diner looks really cool and the pool is huge.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 2007
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    Fri, Nov 11th, 2011
    posted by Lord Yuric
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    Thu, Dec 29th, 2011
    posted by geneboy
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 5/27/2016 9:50 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on May 27 16 at 9:50, Steed validated this location
  • on May 8 16 at 1:00, Radio2600 changed the following: Status, Description
  • on Apr 1 16 at 12:13, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 31 16 at 21:23, Lost Photographer changed the following: Status
  • on Dec 30 11 at 17:24, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Dec 29 11 at 21:41, geneboy updated gallery picture DSC_1072.JPG
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