Much like the Maxim,
only not so over the
top, the over all style of
the Marina was a
product of the 1970's.

It was part of the
Amfac/Fred Harvey
hotel chain that
included Gran Canyon
accommodations and a
'Marina' spread just
north of Los Angeles
International Airport
(see my Westchester
History site).

Believe or not, a part of
the Marina is still
standing, only as part
of the new MGM Grand.

RIGHT: cover from the
late 70's and LEFT one
of the last Marina
brochures from the late
I don't know the exact history about the above
hotel, but Marina bought it. Though they didn't
do much with it, just a fresh coat of paint.