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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

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

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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