Chateau Bleu Motel

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Chateau Bleu Motel
Chateau Bleu heart pool.jpg
Chateau Bleu Motel is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Chateau Bleu Motel
Location 911 Surf Avenue, North Wildwood, New Jersey
Coordinates 39°0′5″N 74°47′42″W / 39.00139°N 74.79500°W / 39.00139; -74.79500Coordinates: 39°0′5″N 74°47′42″W / 39.00139°N 74.79500°W / 39.00139; -74.79500
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1962
Architectural style Moderne
Governing body Private
MPS Motels of The Wildwoods
NRHP Reference # 04000221[1]
NJRHP # 4238[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 16, 2004
Designated NJRHP April 14, 2008

Chateau Bleu Motel is located in North Wildwood, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States, in an area now known as the Wildwoods Shore Resort Historic District. The building was built in 1962 in the distinctive "Googie" or "Doo Wop" architectural style. Googie details include the heart shaped swimming pool and the spikes (one of which is broken) at the entrance. The motel added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 25, 2004.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Cape May County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 12. Retrieved April 6, 2010. 

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