I watched Green Jeans Farmery seemingly build itself up from scratch, starting as a vacant mid-town lot between the interstate & an arroyo. Roy Solomon, 'creator of innovative developments' dreamed of a shipping container community that featured indoor & outdoor chill spaces, shops, restaurants & services. Images above & below. Read More
How to get there...Finding my way to the west side of the river was much easier than expected--I walked. On the east side of the Rio Grande, there is parking
at the end of Gabaldon Place, in the north-of-Old Town Duranes neighborhood. From there, numerous easy walking/bike paths connect to the Rio Grande Valley State Park;
you can walk up or down the river on the east side, or use the red-steel pedestrian bridge that runs alongside Interstate 40, to cross the river, above.