The façade of the Café Cathay included two large neon dragons and was the largest and most colourful neon sign in Queensland.
Considered the height of modernity at the time, The Walk Arcade featured a striking mural facing onto the Gold Coast Highway.
The Pink Poodle Motel was built by partners Stewart and Lawrence Price, Hugh and May (Billie) Woods on the Gold Coast Highway and opened its doors on Boxing Day 1967.
The Hibiscus Room was the setting for countless celebrations including 21st birthdays and engagement parties over its 26 years of operation.
The Surfers Paradise Hotel was erected by Jim Cavill in 1924-25 and included a private zoo and cabin accommodation.
The Skyline Cabaret and Lounge was only one of many rooms offering different styles and options for entertainment in the complex.
When the first stages of Lennon’s Broadbeach Hotel were being planned, there were virtually no houses within at least a mile of the site.