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Date

2-1993

Description

Albuquerque’s skyline in 1993, shortly after construction of the Albuquerque Plaza (1990). it’s distinct shape can be seen in the center in this photograph. While it saw much of the same cycle of decline and urban renewal as many US cities in the 20th century, Albuquerque is currently (2011) the fastest growing city in the country.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albuquerque_Plaza

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hellmuth,_Obata,_%26_Kassabaum

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albuquerque,_New_Mexico

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1923-

Creator 2 Role

Designer

Creator 3 Role

Designer

Creator 4 Role

Designer

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque; Architecture -- Skyscrapers -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

New Mexico

City Name

Albuquerque

Keywords

skyscrapers, cityscape, architecture, gentrification, downtown, industry, new town, urban renewal

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