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You've seen the West Cliffs as you head west on I-40 across the Rio Grande: the houses atop it sit seemingly on the edge, precipitously inclined toward the river. The cliffs stretch along the river northward from the highway for a few miles, meandering alongside but above the river, until the floodplain widens at a bend in the rio at the La Luz del Oeste community, just before the Montaño Bridge. It's an area of the city that can be seen from across the river, yet I knew little about it. There are interesting things to explore there... Read More
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How do you infill housing in an historic neighborhood? Do you restrict the build, so the home the same as it's 100+ year old neighbors? Do you build a modern structure that may or may not look comfortable juxtaposed amidst it's neighbors? Read More
Things are happening in Huning Highlands. Part of the Huning Highlands Historic Mother's Day Home Tour included this former local market, above. The home is an under-re-construction stone building in the north section of the neighborhood. The dramatic stone façade building, which has an uncommon stone-brick cap, sits on a corner & was a busy market over a century ago; then it was a soda bottling plant. It is currently being re-modeled & re-commissioned as updated living spaces; we were able to go inside despite the construction zone, image two below. Read More