ABQ Museum's Open Air Sculpture Garden: The Head is not included...

ABQ Museum's Open Air Sculpture Garden: The Head is not included...
by Chris Lucas

I love the ABQ Museum Sculpture Garden's Big Head, that rests prominently in front of the museum's main entrance. You can't miss the massive bald head, with it's attached-lobe ears, pointy chin & sporting a concerned look under furrowed brows. With the Explora Museum nearby & across from the 8+ acre Tiguex Park, the sculpture garden helps create a great greenspace corridor in that part of Old Town. The sculptures make you want to linger there longer. 

 Read More


High Elevation Foothills Garden Tour Map: Kachina Hills & Glenwood Hills

High Elevation Foothills Garden Tour Map: Kachina Hills & Glenwood Hills
by Chris Lucas

Where the Sandia Mountains seem to ooze into the city limits--see map below--stands two neighborhoods, Kachina Hills & Glenwood Hills. Both sit on the eastern edge of the Metro, bordered by the Foothills Open Space further east. Read More


UNM Spotlight: Mushroom Shade Structures in Redesigned Smith Plaza

UNM Spotlight: Mushroom Shade Structures in Redesigned Smith Plaza
by Chris Lucas

Steel mushroom shade structures have sprung up in the largest plaza at the University of New Mexico's main campus, Smith Plaza, outside the Student Union. Named in honor of Sherman E Smith for his "outstanding & versatile contribution to the university, his special interest in landscaping made this campus a more pleasant place in which to live & work."
 Read More


MetroABQ's Mid-Century Modern Expressionist Marvel: St. Paul's Lutheran Church

MetroABQ's Mid-Century Modern Expressionist Marvel: St. Paul's Lutheran Church
by Chris Lucas

May

Introducing the MetroABQ Mid Mod Home Tour:

Five Unique Mid-Century Modern Homes
Spread Out Across The City
Open For A Day...


 Read More


Where in the MetroABQ is Hidden Park?

Where in the MetroABQ is Hidden Park?
by Chris Lucas

Hidden Park is not easy to find. It has no formal entrance & there is no parking for it. To enter, you follow discrete pathways between homes often marked by a low picket fence or block wall. You could walk around the outside perimeter of the park, set amid mostly Mid-Century built ranch homes, & not even know the park is there. Once inside the enclosed park, though, you are surrounded by lush 60' tall, 70 year old trees that provide an almost unbroken three-acre shade canopy. A rather large L ittle Free Library greets you at the north entrance. Another Little Free Library lives just outside the park, on the west side of Hermosa St. Read More


Modernized Mossman Mid-Century Territorial home For Sale: 3314 Rhode Island Drive NE

Modernized Mossman Mid-Century Territorial home For Sale: 3314 Rhode Island Drive NE
by Chris Lucas

Tucked at the end of a sweet cul-de-sac near Sandia High School, 3314 Rhode Island Drive NE is an exceptional modernized & spacious Mossman Mid-Century Territorial home for sale. Read More


3-D Walking Tour: 3314 Rhode Island Dr NE -- A Mid-Century Mossman Territorial

3-D Walking Tour: 3314 Rhode Island Dr NE -- A Mid-Century Mossman Territorial
by Chris Lucas

Click below for the 3-D Walking Tour for 3314 Rhode Island Dr NE, a fabulous Mossman-built Mid-Century Territorial style home.
 Read More


Flyer: 3600 Calle del Ranchero NE

Flyer: 3600 Calle del Ranchero NE
by Chris Lucas

 Read More