Exploring the MetroABQ's West Cliff Neighborhoods

Exploring the MetroABQ's West Cliff Neighborhoods
by Chris Lucas

How to get there...Finding my way to the west side of the river was much easier than expected--I walked. On the east side of the Rio Grande, there is parking at the end of Gabaldon Place, in the north-of-Old Town Duranes neighborhood. From there, numerous easy walking/bike paths connect to the Rio Grande Valley State Park; you can walk up or down the river on the east side, or use the red-steel pedestrian bridge that runs alongside Interstate 40, to cross the river, above.
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MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part III

MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part III
by Chris Lucas

Parks & Greenspaces Part I & Part II  Read More


MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part V

MetroABQ Parks & Greenspaces Part V
by Chris Lucas

Above is a pocket greenspace with public art pieces, on the edge of Netherwood Park & the North Bike Path Diversion Channel that travels north from the UNM CAmpus up to Balloon Fiesta Park & beyond.
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The Year In Pictures: A 2019 Photo Essay Part I

The Year In Pictures: A 2019 Photo Essay Part I
by Chris Lucas

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Views From Architect Antoine Predock's New Urbanist La Luz Community

Views From Architect Antoine Predock's New Urbanist La Luz Community
by Chris Lucas

Views from the historic westside community of La Luz del Oeste are often mesmerizing & forever changing. Sitting on five acres of gardens & greenspaces & touching 40+ acres of forever open space along the Rio Grande Bosque, La Luz is home to 96 adobe townhomes, generally in pods of four, nestled along a hillside. Read More


MetroABQ's Most Recent "1% For Art" Addition

MetroABQ's Most Recent "1% For Art" Addition
by Chris Lucas

What is "Bat Family Cruisin" & Why Is It Important? 
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MetroABQ Newsletter August: Foothills Gardens -- Sandia Heights, Glenwood & Kachina Hills

MetroABQ Newsletter August: Foothills Gardens -- Sandia Heights, Glenwood & Kachina Hills
by Chris Lucas

MetroABQ Newsletter -- August Read More