Above & below are three of more than half a dozen Nob Hill murals featured in Mural Fest '18 this
year. For the woman surrounded by red: Ernest Doty updated his wall outside the Slice Parlour--it's my favorite mural this year & is stunning
up close...Also, The Guild Cinema exit doorway now sports a geometric eye design that is easy to miss. A muralist
outside Empire Board Game Library works on his wall during the festival.
The Neighborhoods: Nob Hill began life over 100 years ago as the most eastern area platted by the city & now consists of eight distinct residential
& commercial neighborhoods, spanning over 125 blocks on both sides of Central Ave/Route 66, from the University of NM to Washington St. The numerous
housing styles consist of Victorians
Revival, SW Vernacular
Territorial Revival, Streamlined Moderne, Mid-Century Modern
Ranch Style; plus Modern & numerous sub-styles that often include elements of many different styles...
Nob Hill is also home to the international Fractal Foundation.