Welcome to the Nob Hill Neighborhoods Website

Welcome to the Nob Hill Neighborhoods Website
by Chris Lucas

The Nob Hill Neighborhoods form a unique & compact village set in the middle of an urban metropolis. sitting on both sides of the Central Ave/Route 66 Corridor, the eight Nob Hill Neighborhoods & Business Districts contain (almost) everything a self-contained town needs to prosper. Groceries & dining, recreation & entertainment, health services, employment & housing.
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Nob Hill Neighborhood Murals

Nob Hill Neighborhood Murals
by Chris Lucas

The Nob Hill Neighborhoods provide wonderful spaces for murals. MuralFest is a local group that organizes (almost) yearly festivals over several weeks, as participants create their masterpieces. The website Los Muros de Burque puts it all together in the city—I count at least 12 murals in Nob Hill from their list, however, walk & you’ll find many more. Some Nob Hill murals below…
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Rio Puerco Bridge West of The MetroABQ

Rio Puerco Bridge West of The MetroABQ
by Chris Lucas

Just a few miles west of the MetroABQ on Route 66 just before the Laguna Pueblo, is a cool little steel bridge with a 250 foot span, perfect for a short out-of-car, stretching-your legs stroll, before continuing west or east. If you didn't know about it, you would certainly miss it. The walk is simple & the scenery is serene... Read More


Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour: The Secret Courtyard

Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour: The Secret Courtyard
by Chris Lucas

The Huning Highlands neighborhood has a lot of depth to it. I was surprised that one of the tour properties was located discreetly next to & then behind The Artichoke Cafe: the 100+ year old home/gallery opened up at the back to an expansive courtyard that lead to numerous private residences. There was an established chicken coop there, above, along with shaded sitting areas & pathways that zigged throughout the large courtyards, seen below. I'd passed by the area for 30 years & had no idea of that great space just beyond the fence. Read More


Tour of The Kimo: A Southwest Pueblo Deco Original

Tour of The Kimo: A Southwest Pueblo Deco Original
by Chris Lucas

A tour of the legendary KiMo Theater is a great gift--there is no end to the details you will see & the other wonderful features that are easy to miss... Read More