Another sweet old motel. Still in business on Central near Rio Grande.

Views: 55

Comment by Zuzu Petals on February 28, 2013 at 10:04am

It's for "non smokers," even back then. I think there is a trend for cigarette-related cultural stuff. Hm, smoke-o-trivia, nicotene-o-bilia? Keep shooting, Dee, it is super.

Comment by Grumpy on February 28, 2013 at 11:06am

Our family stayed at this hotel when we moved cross-country from CA to MO back in 1964.  I have carried an extremely vivid memory ever since then of standing in the bathroom, looking out at the desert in the night time, hearing a train whistle, and thinking this will be my home one day.  And, guess what?  Less than 8 years later I left everything to come here without knowing a single person, and $34 in my pocket. Best decision of my life.  Thanks, Dee, for giving me a reason to remember.

Comment by Dee Cohen on February 28, 2013 at 12:22pm

Thank you Zuzu. There is always something interesting in ABQ!

Thanks Grumpy for that great memory. ABQ seems somehow lost in time in spots. It doesn't surprise me that you felt your future back then. I had a similar tug in 1976 when I visited here and stopped to eat in a tiny adobe cafe in Old Town. Dee

Comment

You need to be a member of Duke City Fix to add comments!

Join Duke City Fix

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Where do the bats come from? 1 Reply

Started by russell bell in General Discussion. Last reply by misterhinkydink 1 hour ago.

What is up with dogs in stores? 19 Replies

Started by Maurreen Skowran in General Discussion. Last reply by russell bell yesterday.

Cheap beer and wine for a party? 2 Replies

Started by Keith in General Discussion. Last reply by Monica on Monday.

Job market is tough out there it seems 27 Replies

Started by Rod in New to Albuquerque. Last reply by Stacy A. Sacco Aug 19.

Envisioning Inclusive Dance 2016

Started by Carolyn Tobias in General Discussion Aug 15.

Latest Activity

misterhinkydink replied to russell bell's discussion Where do the bats come from?
1 hour ago
Adelita commented on Adelita's blog post 5things: Ways to make Albuquerque better
3 hours ago
AM commented on Adelita's blog post 5things: Ways to make Albuquerque better
6 hours ago
ABC Library posted events
6 hours ago

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2016   Created by Duke City Fix.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service