Latest cost-share grants announced from Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announced six grants this year totaling about $165,000 to varying historic preservation, research, oral history, interpretative and educational projects. I noticed the grant awards this year were capped at $30,000. Still, 30 grand is 30 grand. Here are the grant awards: Round Barn siding repair in Arcadia, OklahomaApplicant: Arcadia Historical … Continue reading Latest cost-share grants announced from Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

Owner of Roy’s Motel and Cafe plans to reopen cabins and cafe sometime next year

Tucked into a long feature about Roy's Motel and Cafe in Amboy, California, was this newsworthy nugget: The owner plans to reopen the cabins and cafe to overnight travelers sometime in 2024. SF Gate published a feature about the Route 66 landmark and owner Kyle Okura, who has taken over its operations after his father … Continue reading Owner of Roy’s Motel and Cafe plans to reopen cabins and cafe sometime next year