Aceves Old Town Basket & Rug Shop, One Of New Mexico’s Most Charming Shops, Is Located In A Former Butcher Shop
One of the most charming parts of visiting Albuquerque is walking through the heart of the city – historic Old Town. The area dates back to the 18th century when Villa de Albuquerque was founded by New Mexican governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdes in 1706.
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The shop is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can find details about the shop by visiting their Facebook page.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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