The above garden & the trumpet vine garden below, surround a remarkable Spanish Pueblo Revival adobe home, complete with a latilla-covered portale & an elevated veranda, among other classic Spanish Pueblo Revival features. Read More
North Valley Photo Essay: The Los Ranchos Garden Tour
Just east of the West Side Cottonwood Mall shopping district, across the Rio Grande, is an amazing jumping off point for the miles of trails & bike paths along the river and beyond. You can go from the stop-and-go streetlight congestion around the
Mall area, to the serene Rio Grande Bosque trails within seconds after crossing over the Alameda Bridge.
Bart Prince, born in ABQ and raised here and in Santa Fe, said he has always hated fake adobe structures, even as a little kid. At TheHouseBeneathTHeMountain.Blogspot.com,
an interview with him describing his Scherger/Kolberg house seen at bottom, Prince talks about how “a residence is a temple for the people who live
there… celebrating the natural environment.” Unfortunately though, he continued “the typical way people build adobe, say or buildings that the
think are sort of indigenous looking, is just to imitate what they’ve seen– and usually is made out of frame and stucco… Adobe burgers I call