the motel's address was originally on 12th Ave., the building
faced south, toward 11th.
had several owners over the decades. According to available
online newspaper archives, the Tower Motel was sold in 1965
to V. L. (Pat) Jones, with the stipulation that it be moved.
Jones owned the Log Cabin Motel at 15 E. 16th Ave., and planned
to move the Tower Motel to 16th St., adding it to the Log
Cabin to create the 29-unit Gold Pan Motel.
was indeed a Gold Pan Motel operating at the 16th Ave. location
until at least 1975, but it is still unclear to this researcher
if the Tower Motel was actually moved there and was a part
of it. If anyone knows, please
drop me a line.