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View Of Gold Avenue - Albuquerque NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
N 35° 04.986 W 106° 38.928
13S E 349689 N 3883501
Quick Description: This informative plaque is mounted to the Pizza 9 building at the corner of 1st & Gold, directly across the street from the Alvarado Transportation Center.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2014 2:51:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMMAPY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 3

Long Description:
THIS VIEW OF GOLD AVENUE, LOOKING WEST FROM FIRST

STREET, WAS TAKEN ABOUT 1890 DURING THE NEW MEXICO

TERRITORIAL FAIR PARADE. GOLD AVENUE WAS THE FINANCIAL,

PROFESSIONAL, AND GOVERNMENTAL CENTER OF DOWNTOWN

ALBUQUERQUE. THE DOMED BUILDING AT THE NORTHWEST

CORNER OF GOLD AND SECOND WAS THE CENTRAL BANK. THE

MONTEZUMA TRUST AND ALBUQUERQUE NATIONAL BANK

BUILDINGS WERE ALSO LOCATED AT GOLD AND SECOND. THE

INTERSECTION WAS KNOWN AS "BANKERS' CORNER". OTHER

IMPORTANT BUILDINGS ALONG GOLD AVENUE WERE THE SAN

FELIPE HOTEL (1881) AND THE COMMERCIAL CLUB (1892).
History:: Not listed

Link to History,Plaque or Sign:: Not listed

Additional Point: Not Listed

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