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…

2008 Architectural Tour Revisited: Bandelier National Monument

  In 2008, the New Mexico Architectural Foundation conducted its annual tour in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the New Deal and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). In addition to a visit to the Old Santa Fe Trail Building, participants toured CCC Historic District at Bandelier National Monument. Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000…

Local leaders speak to preserving the architectural heritage of Truth or Consequences

The Foundation’s daylong tour of Truth or Consequences on Oct. 25 concluded with a panel discussion at the Geronimo Springs Museum. The four panelists were Main Street director Linda DeMarino, museum board member Ann Welborn, city commissioner Steve Green, and Sea Properties, Ltd. owner Sid Bryan. Roy Hertweck, Architectural Foundation member and planning director of Sandia…