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Additions and Subdivisions

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A Brief Chronology: 1930-1939

 

1930

Population 26,570 (New Town only)

1930

Albuquerque Little Theater founded

1930

A.R. Hebenstreit brings Old Town luminaria tradition to New Town.

1932

Albuquerque Dons bring professional baseball to Albuquerque for one season

1932

Albuquerque Civic Symphony founded by Grace Thompson Edmister

1932

KOB (Albuquerque’s second radio station) on the air

1932

Veterans Administration hospital opens

1933

First National Bank fails

1933

Roosevelt Park built

1933

Conservancy Beach (now Tingley Beach) built

1934

Clyde Tingley elected governor

1935

El Vado Dam & Reservoir completed

1935

Nazareth Sanatorium is founded

1936

Albuquerque Little Theater playhouse built as W.P.A. project

1936-1937

Underpasses built beneath railroad tracks at Central and Coal Avenues

1937

Route changes made to U.S. 66

1938

First State Fair held in Albuquerque at present day fairgrounds

1938

Heights Community Center established as Albuquerque's first community recreation center

1939

Hilton Hotel [aka La Posada, aka Hotel Andaluz] built at corner of 2nd and Copper

1939

Municipal airport opens, features one of the longest runways in the country

1939

Clyde Tingley returns to City Commission after second gubenatorial term ends

1939

Jones Motor Company (now Kelly's Brew Pub) established

Albuquerque Newspapers

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1930-1939

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