3-D Virtual Walking Tour for 6 Tennis Court NW 87120

3-D Virtual Walking Tour for 6 Tennis Court NW 87120
by Chris Lucas

Welcome to 6 Tennis Court NW, in historic La Luz del Oeste Community. Read More


The Five Neighborhoods of the Rio Grande's West Cliffs

The Five Neighborhoods of the Rio Grande's West Cliffs
by Chris Lucas

Once across the river, you're at the West Cliffs, an area that stretches from the rio, further west to Coors Blvd. There are five major--& very diverse--neighborhoods there: West Bluff, Grande Heights, Vista Grande, Oxbow Bluff & Oxbow North. The housing stock is a diverse mix of apartments, townhomes, small residences, & numerous grande properties that you can see from across the river. Homes with magnificent views along the cliffs come in all shapes, sizes & price-points.
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MetroABQ Newsletter -- October

MetroABQ Newsletter -- October
by Chris Lucas

Click on the image below to view the MetroABQ Newsletter -- October, 2019. Read More


La Luz 3-D Walking Tour: 2 Tumbleweed NW

La Luz 3-D Walking Tour: 2 Tumbleweed NW
by Chris Lucas

Welcome to 2 Tumbleweed NW, an all-adobe townhome in the westside's La Luz del Oeste community.
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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


Architect Antoine Predock -- Three Samples

Architect Antoine Predock -- Three Samples
by Chris Lucas

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Welcome to La Luz: Architect Antoine Predock's All-Adobe Homes

Welcome to La Luz: Architect Antoine Predock's All-Adobe Homes
by Chris Lucas

Click on the image below to view the 3-D Walking Tour.
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