2019 Tour: Curated Guide to NM Architecture

Help us celebrate the launch of the Foundation’s guide … soon to be re-released as a virtual tour of our state’s important and distinctive architectural sites. On Friday, Nov. 1, the Foundation will host a launch party at El Vado’s event center. On Saturday, Nov. 2, we’ve curated a live tour that features sites from the renewed…

Architectural Feature: El Vado

2019 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. The El Vado Motor Court was built in 1937 to cater to visitors traveling through Albuquerque on Route 66. The motel, designed in the Spanish Revival style, housed 32 motel units with adjoining carports…

El Zocalo: The perfect “meeting place” for 2019 Membership Forum

The Foundation’s annual awards celebration and membership forum at El Zócalo in Bernalillo was a wonderful evening to explore this local site along El Camino Real and meet the honorees of this year’s annual Architecture + Community Awards. ANNUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION & MEMBERSHIP FORUM Saturday, May 18 El Zócalo Plaza |  264 S. Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo…

Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

2018 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. The redevelopment of historic Albuquerque High School marks the beginning of revitalization efforts in downtown Albuquerque. The project inserts a quality mixed-use urban development into the pre-existing urban fabric where residents can live, work, shop,…

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…