Huning Highlands Historic Infill

Huning Highlands Historic Infill
by Chris Lucas

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


Huning Highlands Historic Homes: A Stone "Bodega"

Huning Highlands Historic Homes: A Stone "Bodega"
by Chris Lucas

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


One Percent for the Arts: Nob Hill Art Installation

One Percent for the Arts: Nob Hill Art Installation
by Chris Lucas

Nob Hill just got a public art installation across from Monte Vista Elementary School & Campus Blvd (home of the Fractal Foundation). Upon first glance, to me the sculpture resembles a large snail uncoiling, it's head poking around outside it's lair.  Read More


412 Placido Martinez Court NE

412 Placido Martinez Court NE
by Chris Lucas

412 Placido Martinez Court NE lives Downtown north of EDo, in a sweet little cul-de-sac. Below is the 3-D Walking Tour for the two-story main house, & a 3-D Tour of the backyard studio space. Read More


Beautifully-Designed 8yo UNM-Area Gated Townhome: 1607A Coal Ave SE 87106

Beautifully-Designed 8yo UNM-Area Gated Townhome: 1607A Coal Ave SE 87106
by Chris Lucas