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Haven Motel Demolition

Published on October 10, 2011 By admin

The Haven Motel (formerly Lein Motel) was one of the early urbex locations that inspired American Urbex. After discovering the location I did a quick Google search and discovered that the diminutive motel once attracted international celebrity. I have occasionally kept tabs on the accelerated decay of the location since moving into the area. It […]

The Fox Inn

Published on May 5, 2010 By admin

Welcome to the Fox Inn. Rooms are available for as low as $22 a night. Well… they were at some point. The Winnebago County Health Department has something else to say about that. Being right next to H41 this place attracts a lot of attention. The first floor and stairwells are now boarded up completely. […]

Haven Motel

Published on May 5, 2010 By admin

Welcome to the Haven Motel. Well, that’s what it was renamed to in 1958 and remained so until the 1980’s. When Ozzie & Harriet Nelson, boxer Joe Louis, and the von Trapp family of The Sound of Music fame stayed here it was known as Lein’s Cabins. The adobe structures now sit in a state […]