Restoration completed on Red Cedar Inn’s neon sign near Pacific, Missouri

The Route 66 Association of Missouri's restoration of the neon sign at the closed Red Cedar Inn restaurant in Pacific, Missouri, culminated with a ceremonial relighting Sunday night at the site. Below is a video from the event. Ginger Gallagher, who once ran the property, throws the switch shortly after the 9-minute mark: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1063540707428029 The … Continue reading Restoration completed on Red Cedar Inn’s neon sign near Pacific, Missouri

Route 66 Association of Missouri raising money to restore Red Cedar Inn sign

The Route 66 Association of Missouri has launched a fundraiser to help restore the neon sign for the former Red Cedar Inn restaurant. The city of Pacific, Missouri, eventually will convert the Route 66 landmark into a history and visitors center. Association President Rich Dinkela launched a Facebook Pay campaign for the neon sign restoration. … Continue reading Route 66 Association of Missouri raising money to restore Red Cedar Inn sign

Renovation of Red Cedar Inn into museum may take two years

Those who were planning a visit next summer to the Red Cedar Inn in Pacific, Missouri, after it's converted into a museum and visitors center probably should make other arrangements. City Administrator Steve Roth and aldermen Herb Adams and Andy Nemeth said the renovations on the former Route 66 restaurant may take as long as … Continue reading Renovation of Red Cedar Inn into museum may take two years

Public floats ideas for Red Cedar Inn building

The city of Pacific, Missouri, has hired an architect to renovate the former Red Cedar Inn restaurant along old Route 66. What exactly the architect will do with it remains an open question. Patterhn Ives will be paid $33,690, plus reimbursable expenses up to $4,500, to draft a renovation design and provide a cost estimate. … Continue reading Public floats ideas for Red Cedar Inn building

Pacific moves forward with Red Cedar Inn project

The city of Pacific, Missouri, gave the official green light to its plan to convert the Red Cedar Inn restaurant building and lounge into a history and visitors center. The Washington Missourian reported: Aldermen approved a contract Nov 6 with architects Patterhn-Ives, St. Louis, to design a multiuse interior for the structure, and determine improvements … Continue reading Pacific moves forward with Red Cedar Inn project

Architect sought for Red Cedar Inn project in Pacific

The city of Pacific, Missouri, has begun a search for an architect who can renovate the long-closed Red Cedar Inn restaurant along Route 66 and transform it into a local history and welcome center. According to the Washington Missourian newspaper: The city has published a request for qualifications (RFQ) through newspapers and the American Institute … Continue reading Architect sought for Red Cedar Inn project in Pacific

Groups to consider plan for Red Cedar Inn building

Three service groups are meeting to form a plan for the now-vacant Red Cedar Inn building along Route 66 in Pacific, Missouri. The Washington Missourian reported that representatives from the City Tourism Commission, Meramec Valley History Museum and Genealogy Society will meet to discuss uses for the building. Former mayor Jeff Titter, Tourism Commission President Dennis Oliver … Continue reading Groups to consider plan for Red Cedar Inn building

City of Pacific closes deal to buy Red Cedar Inn

The city of Pacific, Missouri, recently completed its purchase of the closed Red Cedar Inn restaurant and will reopen it as visitors center, history museum and genealogy center sometime next year. The Washington Missourian reported the city paid $290,000 for the Route 66 landmark, which closed in 2007. The city had its eye on the … Continue reading City of Pacific closes deal to buy Red Cedar Inn

Red Cedar Inn in Pacific will become history museum, visitors center

The historic but long-closed Red Cedar Inn near Pacific, Missouri, will be bought by the city and converted into a history museum and visitors center, according to a scoop by the Washington Missourian.  The newspaper reported that city officials wouldn't talk about the impending deal officially, but several sources confirmed it to the Missourian. A … Continue reading Red Cedar Inn in Pacific will become history museum, visitors center