Alameda Depot Historic District (Las Cruces, NM)
By Jeff Stevens, Jeff Stevens, Associate Broker/REALTOR
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties)
Open House Sunday November 30th 1103 Reymond Street 1-3 P.M. Come see this restored Hacienda-style, historic home offering the best of both old world charm and new world convenience. 1103 N. Reymond Street, Las Cruces, N.M. was originally built in 1950 and features beautiful hard wood flooring and many architectural details from the past. The kitchen has been completely remodeled and boasts silestone countertops and stainless steel appliances.  The formal dining room is open to the kitchen and living area and has French doors leading to the patio, making this a great space for entertaining your guest. The master retreat is large and private with stained concrete floors, corner kiva fireplace, and French doors leading to the back patio. The spacious master bath has duel sinks, talavera t...
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By Emmary Simpson, Serving Las Cruces, NM
(Las Cruces Homes and Land)
I love architecture.  I have a couple of books on my bookshelf about some of the architects that are important to Las Cruces - including Henry Trost.  Mr. Trost was a premier architect in the Southwest and his influences are still around today...in different states of rejuvinated homes or ones that need a lot of help. Case in point: This is a historic home in the Alameda area - the H.B. Holt house, built by Mr. Trost.  H.B. Holt was a prominent attorney and banker in the 1920's, among other things.  To look at it now - as it has been as long as I can remember - is disheartening.  Oh, how I wish I would drive by one day and see a for sale sign and not the political signs.  Maybe then someone would invest in its restoration. There are a few historical homes around Las Cruces that would be...
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By Emmary Simpson, Serving Las Cruces, NM
(Las Cruces Homes and Land)
Pioneer Womens Park is surrounded by the Alameda Depot District in the middle of Las Cruces.  This is one of the original neighborhoods.  This is where you will find many of the grander, larger homes where some of the movers and shakers of the day lived.  Imagine traveling by train and arriving in Las Cruces.  You step off the train and into a beautiful neighborhood with tree lined streets and magnificent homes.  Trees in the desert?  I'm sure it was a shocking sight for people who had never been to the West.  I've read the accounts of travelers.  Most were amazed to see that the West wasn't all sand and cactus with shanty houses.    Alameda Train Depot     Homes on the street that visitors from the Train Depot would see on their walk into town   In the middle of this neighborhood is Wo...
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By Emmary Simpson, Serving Las Cruces, NM
(Las Cruces Homes and Land)
as Cruces is going through a downtown revitalization once again.  In the early 70's, the downtown area was blocked off to traffic as part of urban renewal.  Unfortunately, businesses moved out and foot traffic died over the last couple of decades.  If it weren't for the bi-weekly Farmer's Market and Coas Bookstore, I doubt there would be anyone down there at all. The Downtown Las Cruces Partnership has been hard at work, along with the city and other entities to bring the area back to life by re-opening Main Street, re-designing the side walks and some of the architecture.  One of the first projects was bringing back the Rio Grande Theater. The Rio Grande has been in operation continuously for over 70 years and is the only two story adobe theater in operation in the United States.  Some...
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