One of the nicest motels on Metairie’s Airline Highway, the Candlelight
Inn (4801 Airline) had heated pools, banquet and wedding reception services, and a Swedish Smorgasbord long before all-you-can-eat
buffets became common-place. A Wendy’s Restaurant and Greff Motors. now occupy the site on the corner of Zinnia Avenue.
An orthopedic center in the 4900 block was once the location of Oak Park Cabins (4901, corner of River Street) which was
operated by John Lorino and Jerry Anselmo in 1941
The Deep South Motel, as it appeared in 1959, was at 5021 Airline (corner of Transcontinental).
Across the street at 5100 was Martin’s Hotel Court. A Holiday Inn was at 5735 – it is now the Travel Inn Plaza.
At 5825, Rozal's Motel offered weekly and monthly rates across from what is now the New Orleans Saints practice field and
(Courtesy of the Louisiana Digital