Route 66 News

Former Albuquerque motel officially reopens as apartments

The Luna Lodge along Route 66 in Albuquerque, which dates to 1949, officially reopened today as housing for low-income residents after a $3 million renovation that kept its historic aspects.

KRQE-TV in Albuquerque filed this good report about the motel’s rebirth:

Historic Rte. 66 lodge gets new lease on life

The next project for NewLife Homes is renovating and converting the Sundowner Motel, also on Route 66, into an apartment complex and mixed-use facility for low-income residents.

UPDATE 3/19/2013: KOB-TV in Albuquerque had more about the Luna Lodge’s reopening:


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