Dominating the corner of Central & San Mateo, the Bank of the West Tower was once the tallest building in NM.

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Comment by Grumpy on September 6, 2012 at 3:25pm

Some of your pictures bring up so much personal history!  I used to live about 3 blocks from this building. About 35 years ago an old friend showed up on my doorstep unannounced  (which I was pleased about).  I asked how he found me and he said my father told him to go to the tallest building in Albuquerque, go 3 blocks west then 3 blocks north and he'd find me.  And he did!!

Comment by Dee Cohen on September 6, 2012 at 6:57pm

Funny story.. Another ABQ friend remembers a car lot next door to the building and he thinks a big green electric sign. All a long time ago too...

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