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The Landmark sign: Tribute or painful reminder of the glorious UFO on a stick that once was?

Photo: Corlene Byrd

Landmark sign | Convention Center Drive | August 27, 2015 | 6:48 P.M.

The Landmark might have been the most appropriately named hotel there ever was. Especially as the parking lot it became, adorned with an old sign telling you what to think of it. If this sign could talk, it would probably ask that opportunist shrub to get off its lawn. It’s blocking the view of the sun setting over the memory of a glorious UFO on a stick. The futuristic-themed structure with its own theme song has now been gone for 20 years, which means the tomorrow of the future that happened yesterday is here to remind us of the future of our retro memories of tomorrow, for now. The other thing sparkling in the sunset is the mic I just dropped.

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