Tour participants gain new perspective of Truth or Consequences

Nearly 40 members of the New Mexico Architectural Foundation visited Truth or Consequences on Saturday, Oct. 25 to learn more about the community and historic architecture of the town. Each year the Architectural Foundation hosts a daylong tour with the purpose of increasing public understanding and appreciation of the state’s diverse architecture. This was the 27th…

How you and the Czech Route 66 Association can get your kicks

On May 24, 25 members of the Czech Route 66 Association rolled into Albuquerque as they filmed a documentary during a full-length drive of Route 66, which most certainly included many of New Mexico’s architectural landmarks. Members of the Architectural Foundation and other locals were on hand to share Route 66 insights and send the Czech group…

Architectural Feature: Hotel Andaluz

Hotel Andaluz is the latest form of the historic Albuquerque Hilton built in 1940. The fourth hotel built by Conrad Hilton, a San Antonio, N.M. native, the old Hilton was renamed and rehabilitated in 2009 by current owner Gary Goodman. In 2011, the Hotel Andaluz rehabilitation received a New Mexico Heritage Preservation Award for Architectural Heritage.…

Celebrating Historic Preservation Month

Preservation partners across New Mexico recognize May as Heritage Preservation Month with tours, celebrations and special events. The New Mexico Architectural Foundation is pleased to sponsor this year’s Preservation Month poster, which features the Gila Cliff Dwellings in Grant County. During May, the Historic Santa Fe Foundation is hosting an exhibit that celebrates 20 years of the…