'The Perfect Building' is a proposed short documentary about the long-demolished, mid-century landmark, the Albuquerque Civic Auditorium. It is now being funded on Indiegogo. Please visit the campaign page to donate or learn about ways you can help. You can also watch Ethan introduce the project on KRQE.
The Albuquerque Civic Auditorium circa 1957 seen in a postcard from the Nancy Tucker collection.
The project gets its name from a quote attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright who visited the structure under construction in 1956 while in Albuquerque to speak at the University of New Mexico. "The perfect building for the perfect site," was how the auditorium was described in a Madison, Wisconsin paper a year later.
If the funding goal is met, the completed documentary will be shared via the YouTube streaming service and copies donated to the Albuquerque Museum, University of New Mexico, Historic ABQ, and the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Public Library.
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