El Zocalo: The perfect “meeting place” for 2019 Membership Forum

The Foundation’s annual awards celebration and membership forum at El Zócalo in Bernalillo was a wonderful evening to explore this local site along El Camino Real and meet the honorees of this year’s annual Architecture + Community Awards. ANNUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION & MEMBERSHIP FORUM Saturday, May 18 El Zócalo Plaza |  264 S. Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo … Continue reading El Zocalo: The perfect “meeting place” for 2019 Membership Forum

Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

2018 NMAF Award Winner For important historic buildings or sites that have had a lasting effect in bringing together our community. The redevelopment of historic Albuquerque High School marks the beginning of revitalization efforts in downtown Albuquerque. The project inserts a quality mixed-use urban development into the pre-existing urban fabric where residents can live, work, shop, … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Historic Albuquerque High School Lofts

A Toast to 30 Years of Honoring New Mexico’s Architectural Excellence

Along with a celebration of its 30 year anniversary, the New Mexico Architectural Foundation’s annual tour took place on Saturday, Oct. 28 focusing on the work of Henry Trost and the architecture firm of Trost & Trost. The tour was a well attended and began with an informative lecture by NMAF member and architect Channell … Continue reading A Toast to 30 Years of Honoring New Mexico’s Architectural Excellence

2017 Architectural Tour: A Toast to Trost

Since 1987, NMAF has conducted architecture tours to encourage and share interest in New Mexico’s enchanting treasures. This year’s Toast to Trost on Oct. 28 will be the Foundation’s 30th tour. The day will kick-off with a lecture by NMAF member and architect Channell Graham, one of the founders of the Albuquerque Conservation Association (TACA). Henry … Continue reading 2017 Architectural Tour: A Toast to Trost

Architectural Feature: Central & Unser ABC Library

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library (ABC Library) system welcomed its newest branch on April 18, 2015 to the city’s Westside. Located near the intersection of Central Ave. and Unser Blvd. NW, the 25,000-square-foot building brings library services to previously under-served neighborhoods. The new library was designed to be Albuquerque’s Westside “living room” – a warm and … Continue reading Architectural Feature: Central & Unser ABC Library

The Castañeda Hotel, the first of the Harvey House hotels, is ready for a makeover

Excerpts from the Albuquerque Journal article published 4/21/14. It has stood forlorn and mostly empty alongside the railroad tracks in Las Vegas for decades – a throwback to when train travel opened up Southwest tourism. Now the Castañeda Hotel, done in Mission Revival style as the first gem of the Harvey House chain, is ready … Continue reading The Castañeda Hotel, the first of the Harvey House hotels, is ready for a makeover