https://binhammerphotographs.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Pueblo-Deco-picture-palace-entrance-scaled.jpg 1363 2048 Richard Binhammer https://binhammerphotographs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Binhammer_logo-300x82.png Richard Binhammer2023-02-08 18:05:582023-02-08 18:06:39Kimo Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico
What is: the Kimo theatre was the first to fuse art deco with Native American architectural/decoration — it was called Pueblo Deco style.
What was: The Kimo theatre came to life a year after the birth of Route 66. It was an example of opulent film theatres that came to life in the 1920s. It was built for both stage productions and motion pictures. In 1961 a fire destroyed parts of it. By 1968 it had fallen into disrepair. It was restored and revitalized in the 1990s.
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