Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Farm

Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Farm
by Chris Lucas

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Mural Fest '18: The Nob Hill Neighborhoods

Mural Fest '18: The Nob Hill Neighborhoods
by Chris Lucas

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Beyond the MetroABQ: The Rawlins in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Beyond the MetroABQ: The Rawlins in Las Vegas, New Mexico
by Chris Lucas

Las Vegas, New Mexico, is a gem of a town, tucked discreetly in the eastern edge of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, in northern New Mexico. When word of the revival of one of two Fred Harvey Houses in the city (the Plaza is the 2nd) go out, that area, called Old Town, began getting some much needed attention. San Miguel County Assistant District Attorney Tom Clayton is now restoring the nearby Rawlings Building, which once served as a dorm for the Harvey Girls who worked at La Castañeda in its heyday. Read More


Nob Hill Neighborhoods Newsletter -- Fall '18

Nob Hill Neighborhoods Newsletter -- Fall '18
by Chris Lucas

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MetroABQ's 21 Historic Landmarks: Roosevelt Park

MetroABQ's 21 Historic Landmarks: Roosevelt Park
by Chris Lucas

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New Nob Hill Neighborhoods Visitors Center

New Nob Hill Neighborhoods Visitors Center
by Chris Lucas

Now it's easier to find your way...The Nob Hill Visitors Center is a New Year's addition to one of the most walkable areas of the city. Located on Central Ave & Tulane St in the recently remodeled Re/Max Select real estate building (3401 Central Av NE) & next door to Il Vicino pizzeria, the Visitors Center is focused on becoming a useful neighborhood meeting place, & especially helpful for visitors. Read More


Metal Roofs: Green Environmentally & Saves Green

Metal Roofs: Green Environmentally & Saves Green
by Chris Lucas

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Beyond the MetroABQ: Hotel Casteñeda in Las Vegas, New Mexico

Beyond the MetroABQ: Hotel Casteñeda in Las Vegas, New Mexico
by Chris Lucas

At 120 years old, La Castañeda Hotel has seen better times--for 50+ years it was a Fred Harvey Hotel & considered the "Queen of Las Vegas," New Mexico. Las Vegas is a small town with over 900 homes & businesses on the National Register of Historic Places, a stunning number of historic buildings, especially for a town of just 14,000 people. Around mid-century though. the railroad made way for cars & motels, & The Queen, a fantastic Mission Revival example, was left alone & neglected... Read More