As the sign says: "Formerly the Sunset Motel." It seems the Clayton appellation indicated a local chain; there was a Waterloo version which was, in the end, "troubled."
That's how newspapers describe the hot-sheet joints with lots of drug busts. "Troubled." From a family-friendly spot with a swingset out back to a place that stank of cigarettes and had duct-tape on the shower curtain.