The Mauger Mansion Inn Downtown MetroABQ

The Mauger Mansion Inn Downtown MetroABQ
by Chris Lucas

I've always appreciated the Mauger Mansion in Downtown's Fourth Ward Historic District. The three-story ~3800sqft home, built in 1897 for a small family from the east, is currently an Inn/Airbnb.
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MetroABQ Downtown Plaza to Plaza Walk

MetroABQ Downtown Plaza to Plaza Walk
by Chris Lucas

MetroABQ Plaza to Plaza Architectural Walking Tour -- From Downtown to Old Town. Read More


Downtown Art & Architecture Junction Part II

Downtown Art & Architecture Junction Part II
by Chris Lucas


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The MetroABQ's Downtown Art & Architecture Junction

The MetroABQ's Downtown Art & Architecture Junction
by Chris Lucas

June
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Downtown Art & Architecture Junction Map

Downtown Art & Architecture Junction Map
by Chris Lucas

The MetroABQ's Downtown Art & Architecture Junction Map:
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Welcome to the MetroABQ’s Eighth Street Forrester Historic District

Welcome to the MetroABQ’s Eighth Street Forrester Historic District
by Chris Lucas

Primarily built between 1905-1930, this historic neighborhood sits north of Lomas Blvd, and south of Mountain Rd (see the map below). According to the MetroABQ Landmarks and Urban Conservation Commission, this area represents a “rare collection of Anglo-style homes” built for working class families. They generally consist of late adaptations of the Queen Anne style, one-story or one-and-a-half-story Bungalows, and Spanish Pueblo Revival homes–the later the year, the more modest the ornamentation.
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