"In downtown Bozeman,
flashing blue light
set atop the old Bozeman Hotel has long been a beacon for alpine
Christian Science Monitor
and it is no longer a hotel.
The sign violates city law,
but has been given a variance:
"pursuant to Title 18,
Section 160 of the Bozeman Municipal Code the Baxter Hotel's 'Hotel
Baxter' roof sign,
including the blue light ...
having historical significance ...
may lawfully not conform to the provisions of the Bozeman Municipal
Only one other beloved sign
has been granted such an exception.