Landmarks of the Española Valley — 28th Annual Tour

    October 24 was a beautiful New Mexico fall day, and about 40 people enjoyed the perfect weather for the New Mexico Architectural Foundation’s 28th Annual Architectural Tour. This year we explored the Landmarks of the Española Valley.  This is a historically significant region about 90 miles north of Albuquerque. The valley was the home of several…

Discussions on Community Partnerships

During the Foundation’s annual architectural tour of the Landmarks of  Española Valley on Oct. 24, participants will learn how community partnerships have helped ensure these historic structures are preserved for future generations. >> 2015 Annual Architecture Tour registration information >> The following individuals will be the featured presenters for each tour location. Francisco Guillermo “Willie” Atencio…

Architectural Feature: St. Augustine Church

Last year’s Architectural Tour of Isleta Pueblo provided participants with a close-up look and educational lecture by contractor Ed Crocker on the recent renovation of the 400-year-old St. Augustine Church. Under the original name of St. Anthony, the church was established in 1613. It is one of the oldest mission churches in the United States.…