ABQ Pics: Remembrance of Things Past

The Aztec Motel. Or what it used to be. I photographed this place before I moved here. Sheesh, it was one of the reasons for moving here. A kitschy hold-out on the corner of  Now & Then.                       Sad to see it go.  Read it and weep....

PS: This is my first photo on DCF. Feel free to respond with comments or photos

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Comment by JeSais on April 1, 2012 at 8:25am

I was sad to see this go too!  it was the ultimate in funky

Comment by Merimee Moffitt on April 1, 2012 at 8:26am

Thanks, Dee.  Great idea--so much history to preserve.  This place, the Aztec, a bitter sweet landmark--so sad to lose . . .

Comment by Krista on April 1, 2012 at 9:43am

It made me feel beyond sad to not remember what it looked like!  After walking by just the sign on my way to the bus stop for so long, I forgot about the crazy cool building that went with it.  Now it's just a vacant lot that might very well be vacant for some time.  Thanks for posting this!

Comment by Ron Da Bomb on April 1, 2012 at 9:55am

I would encourage you to post more pic blogs! I've often thought of doing so, but I mostly just posted my photos in the DCF Flickr Feed. I think I might follow your lead and post a "pic blog" or two myself...

Comment by Dee Cohen on April 1, 2012 at 11:02am

Thanks for commenting everyone. I hope to post a pic a day on my DCF blog.   Funny you should mention the sign Krista, that's tomorrow's theme!  Ron, it would great to see your pics here too.  Dee

Comment by Dee Cohen on April 1, 2012 at 4:03pm

Thanks John & Doogie, you're right, another addiction. Just what I needed. I blame you Doogie,        I really do. Ha!

Comment by Ron Da Bomb on April 1, 2012 at 5:04pm

Here's another view of the Aztec, while cruizin Central a couple of years ago...

Comment by Dee Cohen on April 1, 2012 at 5:38pm

Nice. Thanks...


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