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Luna Lodge, 9119 Central Avenue Northeast, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM



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Item Title


Location
9119 Central Avenue Northeast, Albuquerque, NM

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NM-13
Building/structure dates: 1949 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1952 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1954 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1964 subsequent work
National Register Number: 98000600
Significance: Luna Lodge is one of the best examples of a largely unaltered tourist court remaining along historic Route 66 in New Mexico.

Subjects
Parapets
Stucco
Swimming Pools


Related Names
Patel, Suresh A.
Jelso, John
Simpson, Marion O.
Wolford, Fred H.
Shelton, Bill J.
Allied Engineering Service


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
General view of complex looking north from across Central Avenue, view NORTH.
General oblique view showing (l-r) office/residence, neon road sign, west courtyard units, café. View NORTHWEST.
Detail of Luna Lodge neon sign, View EAST.
Oblique view of office/residence wing showing second story addition at former balcony, View NORTHWEST.
East elevation of office/residence wing, stucco in-fill evident at second floor above south window and door. View WEST.
Detail of west wing, oblique view of 2-story office/residence. Note infill enclosed garage unit, View SOUTHWEST.
General view of parking lot courtyard showing west and north wings. View NORTHWEST.
Closer view of west wing; note hole in asphalt indicating former tree location in foreground. View NORTHWEST.
General view of west wing showing typical pattern of original and garage-conversion units. Note remaining vegas at right. View SOUTHWEST.
General view of complex from roof at far southwest corner, showing courtyard area and “U” plan. View NORTHEAST.
detail of north wing, revealing single-width c.m.u. wall construction, typical stucco over wood-frame HOOD, and “LUNA LODGE” spelled out in cut tiles. View NORTHEAST.
west elevation of east wing, showing doors and steel-frame casement windows. View EAST.
Oblique view of La Nortenita restaurant, with office in background. View NORTHWEST.
La Nortenita restaurant, with detail of neon tubing on projecting canopy. View NORTHEAST.
rear elevation of west wing. View NORTHEAST.
rear elevation of east wing and partial view through courtyard. View SOUTHWEST.
Swimming pool from roof, View NORTH.


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