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Car dealership ditches cool roof

By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Wed Dec 7 2011 1:05 PM ]
Albuquerque should be glorifying flashy, vintage buildings like this one&amp;mdash;not homogenizing them.
Albuquerque should be glorifying flashy, vintage buildings like this one—not homogenizing them.

This photo was taken a few weeks ago at the northwest corner of Lomas and University. By now the exuberant, mid-century roof (a style referred to as mannered modernism), dating back to the glory days of the American automobile, is mostly obscured by a bland facade.

 
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