homogeny


V.20 No.48 | 12/1/2011
Albuquerque should be glorifying flashy, vintage buildings like this one—not homogenizing them.

Architecture

Car dealership ditches cool roof

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.