Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Road On Track for Renaming.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Patrick Armijo Journal Staff Writer

Efforts May Revive Camino Real Link

Momentum is building to honor Albuquerque's place along the Camino Real, the major Spanish Colonial-era artery linking far-flung colonies to Mexico City.

Ed Lopez, a board member of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Board of Trustees, said the board has unanimously backed a proposal to rename Fourth Street the Camino Real from Central to Southern, which is a few blocks south of Cesar Chavez.

"So far, I haven't heard anyone object to it," Lopez said of the name change.

"Over the course of the next year, we're going to see a period of development that is going to completely turn around Downtown," Lopez said. …

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