Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Neighborhood

A new booklet has been published about Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Historic District, the first Mid-Century Modern residential historic district in New Mexico. The district is a part of the larger Vista Larga subdivision and is comprised of 112 contributing houses bounded by Indian School Road, Princeton Avenue, Hannett Avenue, and the UNM North Golf Course.…

Architectural Feature: Isotopes Park

2018 Architecture + Community Award Winner For newer buildings or sites completed within the last 50 years that have made our community stronger. The city of Albuquerque is fortunate to have a first-class and modern minor league baseball stadium – Isotopes Park. The capacity of over 13,000 is fitting for a Triple-A team. The Isotopes are…

30 Years! Let’s Get Our Kicks

We’ll be Gettin’ Our Kicks during this year’s annual membership gathering. Our featured presenter is Donatella Davanzo who photographed every building of every block of Route 66 through Albuquerque. Annual Celebration & Membership Meeting Saturday, June 3 10:00 am to Noon Sundowner Motel (6101 Central Ave) In addition, we’ll announce the winners of the 1st…

Foundation Board weighs in on Albuquerque Rapid Transit project

The New Mexico Architectural Foundation board authored the letter below to members of the US Congressional delegation recommending that the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project (ART) be paused in order to further evaluate its impacts to the community.   Date: July 24, 2016 RE: Albuquerque Rapid Transit/ART – Impact on a National Treasure Dear Senators Udall…