Planning Department, City of Albuquerque

City of Albuquerque Planning Dept. – Planning Resource Center
600 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87103


Web site: Planning Department

Institution Type: Local government agency, Library


Description: The Planning Department’s library contains a variety of primary source material bearing on the development and preservation of historic Route 66 within the present-day boundaries of the city. The library also holds a broad range of secondary literature such as technical studies and reports and planning documents for Albuquerque and other cities, addressing such topics as urban, community, and neighborhood renewal and development, historic architecture, street and highway plans, transportation studies, and signage and public art. The Route 66-related holdings of the Resource Center are complemented by working files housed directly in the office of the Planning Department. This material consists of basic historic building surveys, and include maps, photos, some narrative, policy statements, plans, meeting minutes, and evaluation.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico

Type of Materials: Maps, studies, reports, government documents, photographs, historic building surveys

Time Periods: 20th and 21st centuries


Facility Hours:
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; please contact prior to visiting for access to materials.

Online Resources and Finding Aids:

Library Catalog