MetroABQ Historic Architecture Styles: Territorial

MetroABQ Historic Architecture Styles: Territorial
by Chris Lucas

From Wiki: Territorial Style was an architectural style of building developed and used in the New Mexico Territory from the time of the American occupation in 1846 until 1912,[1] at which time New Mexico stopped being a territory & became a stateA vernacular subgroup, from 1860-1935, of the Territorial Style is known as the Folk Territorial, Folk Carpenter, & Spanish Folk Territorial. The style was found "particularly in Northern New Mexico", & consisted of applied wood Greek RevivalGothic details, added to the building styles of the Pueblos & the Spanish missions in New Mexico, the Northern New Mexico adobe building construction style.[2] Following the increase of its popularity in the 1930s & 1940s, it became referred to as the Territorial Revival style, which became another popular building style alongside New Mexico's Pueblo Revival style.  Read More


MetroABQ People Circa 1969: Let The Sunshine In at The ABQ Museum

MetroABQ People Circa 1969: Let The Sunshine In at The ABQ Museum
by Chris Lucas

Although not currently open, the ABQ Museum is still featuring Let The Sunshine In online, a peek into the time period & life of a diverse Burqueños from 1969-1971. There are 1500+ images in the archive that depict Albuquerque from people crossing streets, to interesting residential & large-scale commercial architecture, to aerial views of the city & hundreds of other objects along the way. Read More


A Buyer's Home Purchase Guidebook

A Buyer's Home Purchase Guidebook
by Chris Lucas

I've been working with an equal number of buyers & sellers each year. Both types of transactions can be(come) quite complicated. There are upwards of 100+ details to consider in the buying or selling of real estate, & missing just one of them can create challenges. Read More


Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour: The Secret Courtyard

Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour: The Secret Courtyard
by Chris Lucas

The Huning Highlands neighborhood has a lot of depth to it. I was surprised that one of the tour properties was located discreetly next to & then behind The Artichoke Cafe: the 100+ year old home/gallery opened up at the back to an expansive courtyard that lead to numerous private residences. There was an established chicken coop there, above, along with shaded sitting areas & pathways that zigged throughout the large courtyards, seen below. I'd passed by the area for 30 years & had no idea of that great space just beyond the fence. Read More


Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour Highlights

Huning Highlands Historic Home Tour Highlights
by Chris Lucas

The Huning highlands Historic Home Tour starts hereRead More


MetroABQ Newsletter -- September: Huning Highlands & Netherwood Park Mid Mod

MetroABQ Newsletter -- September: Huning Highlands & Netherwood Park Mid Mod
by Chris Lucas

Click on the front page below, to access the MetroABQ Newsletter...
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