Nob Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour Brochure

Nob Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour Brochure
by Chris Lucas

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Nob Hill Neighborhoods Maps

Nob Hill Neighborhoods Maps
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Nob Hill Neighborhood Maps

Nob Hill Neighborhood Maps
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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


Monte Vista Triangle One-Mile Walking Tour: Monte Vista Elementary

Monte Vista Triangle One-Mile Walking Tour: Monte Vista Elementary
by Chris Lucas

Monte Vista Triangle Walking Tour

Exploring the buildings of the Nob Hill Neighborhoods is a great walk, specifically the Monte Vista Triangle, a pizza-shaped slice in the historic Monte Vista Addition. Below is my one-mile architectural walking tour that celebrates the numerous unique building styles in that area. Anchored by Monte Vista Elementary School, one of the best examples of Mediterranean Revival architecture in the city, the neighborhood surrounding the school boasts a significantly large number of homes from the 1920's--1950's & beyond. The Monte Vista Triangle Walking Tour, seen above, zigs & zags through the pocket Monte Vista Triangle section, passing by a few gems, among many.  Read More