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Month: July 2020

  • UNM Dreamstyle Arena (“The Pit”)

    UNM Dreamstyle Arena (“The Pit”)

    The University of New Mexico’s basketball arena is known nationally for the atmosphere created by the sunken court. The noise level created at a game generated the name, “The Pit.” However, the most interesting architectural aspect of “The Pit” is the way it was built.

  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

    Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

    The tower of the Immaculate Conception Church is an orienting landmark in Downtown Albuquerque. The major features of the building are on the inside: the stained glass windows and the altarpiece.

  • Roosevelt Park

    Roosevelt Park

    Roosevelt Park is one of the Southwest’s best examples of New Deal Landscaping. Originally a sandy, garbage-strewn arroyo, the park design drew from English landscape imagery.

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