Architect Antoine Predock's New Urbanist Community of La Luz: 5 Tennis Court NW--A Pocket Listing

Architect Antoine Predock's New Urbanist Community of La Luz: 5 Tennis Court NW--A Pocket Listing
by Chris Lucas

The La Luz community is special. The architecture is unique & every turn in the neighborhood imparts a different interesting sceneRead More


The Next Fifty--The Historic La Luz Community Celebrates Half A Century!

The Next Fifty--The Historic La Luz Community Celebrates Half A Century!
by Chris Lucas

Nestled along the Rio Grande Bosque on the MetroABQ's westside sits a community that is a living study of New Urbanist theory. For 50 years, the La Luz community has been celebrating "environmentally friendly habits by creating walkable neighborhoods containing a wide range of housing" types. The 96 townhome community is now looking toward the next fifty years of life. Designed in 1968 by renowned architect Antoine Predock (see the Rio Grande Nature Center in the North Valley, the Aperture Center in Mesa del Sol & hundreds of other lifetime projects), the neighborhood, riverside near Montaño & Coors Blvd, threw a party commemorating the last fifty & celebrating the next fifty.  I was lucky to be at the event, in The Meadow gathering space, seen above & the two images far below. Just below is an image facing the other direction, toward a row of residences on Tennis Court NW... Read More


Fab NE Heights Home: 3180 La Ronda Place NE

Fab NE Heights Home: 3180 La Ronda Place NE
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


Where in the MetroABQ are you? Vista del Norte NE

Where in the MetroABQ are you? Vista del Norte NE
by Chris Lucas

Welcome to Vista del Norte NE!  Read More


Wednesdays Bite! Evening (Food Truck) Gatherings in Netherwood Park

Wednesdays Bite! Evening (Food Truck) Gatherings in Netherwood Park
by Chris Lucas

Netherwood Park's Dinner in the (Netherwood) Park
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1624 Soplo Road SE: Fabulous Home on peaceful For Hills cul-de-sac 87123

1624 Soplo Road SE: Fabulous Home on peaceful For Hills cul-de-sac 87123
by Chris Lucas