Guide to New Mexico Architecture – The interactive edition

The annual architectural tour on November 2, 2019 was a celebration of the re-launch of the Guide to New Mexico Architecture. Tour participants were able to visit several of the sites in Albuquerque that are featured in the guide. First developed as a Guide to Albuquerque Architecture, this online resource features important and distinctive architectural sites. The … Continue reading Guide to New Mexico Architecture – The interactive edition

Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Neighborhood

A new booklet has been published about Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Historic District, the first Mid-Century Modern residential historic district in New Mexico. The district is a part of the larger Vista Larga subdivision and is comprised of 112 contributing houses bounded by Indian School Road, Princeton Avenue, Hannett Avenue, and the UNM North Golf Course. … Continue reading Albuquerque’s Vista Larga Neighborhood

2011 Architectural Tour Revisited: Mid-Century Modern

  As is typical with each New Mexico Architectural Foundation tour, participants gathered on a crisp Saturday morning in late October. In 2011, the focus was Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Albuquerque. The tour was informed by Edna Heatherington Bergman’s thesis, The Fate of Architectural Theory in Albuquerque, New Mexico: Buildings of Four Decades, 1920-1960, which provided … Continue reading 2011 Architectural Tour Revisited: Mid-Century Modern