And The Fountain Comes Tumbling Down

May 01, 2017  •  8 Comments

View looking north

 

Demolition of the fountain on Civic Plaza in Downtown Albuquerque started this afternoon. I took photos looking in the four cardinal directions and from the ordinal directions around the east side of the plaza and 3rd Street.

 

View looking south

 

View looking east

 

View looking west

 

View looking southwest at the Bobcat on the tracks made of 2X8 inch lumber.

 

View looking southwest. The banners on the fence depict what the plaza will look like when the remodeling is done.

 

View looking southwest

 

View looking southwest including the backside of the orange JO that is northeast of the fountain.

 

View looking northwest


Comments

Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Hi David. They are just tearing out the fountain and area around it. About a quarter of the plaza I would guess.
Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Thanks, Lavinia!
David(non-registered)
Are they tearing out the entire plaza for the new park, or just the fountain part?
Lavinia Ross(non-registered)
These are nice documentary photos,Tim. I hope the new park is as beautiful and inviting as their banners depict. You could assemble a whole book on Albuquerque and its history!
Off Center & Not Even @ T & L Photos
Thanks, Couriers!
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