This segment extends from I-25 to Girard. It includes some of the most popular destinations on the corridor, specifically the University of New Mexico and Presbyterian Hospital. The presence of the university and the large student population means this area is constantly evolving and increasing in density. Something important to note – University Boulevard is the proposed location of a north/south bus rapid transit line – click here to learn more about this proposal. In coordination with the construction of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit line, Presbyterian Hospital will be making many changes to their site plan. The construction of multiple new restaurants has recently been announced and other residential development is coming soon, as it always has in this vibrant and ever evolving area.

Neighborhood associations in this area include:

  • Sycamore
  • Silver Hill
  • Spruce Park
  • University Heights

Albuquerque Rapid Transit stations in this area include:

  • Cedar Street – Presbyterian Hospital
  • University Blvd
  • Cornell – University of New Mexico

To see these neighborhoods in context with all city neighborhoods, click here (3.8mb .pdf)