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Car dealership ditches cool roof

Albuquerque should be glorifying flashy, vintage buildings like this one—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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