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Las Vegas in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

City Hall

1892

 
 
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
1. City Hall Marker
Inscription.  John Hill was the "supervising architect" using a Kirchner & Kirchner design. Built during a surge of civic improvements in New Town which included sidewalks, parks, and schools. Said to be the first municipal building in New Mexico. The structure represents the Richardson Romanesque style of architecture.
 
Erected by Las Vegas Citizen's Committee for Historic Preservation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 35° 35.753′ N, 105° 12.94′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and University Avenue (State Road 65), on the right when traveling north on 6th Street. Marker is on the southeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Las Vegas NM 87701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. YMCA Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadows Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clara Waring Bookstore (about 500 feet away); Rosenthal Brothers General Merchandise Store
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(about 700 feet away); Rawlins House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Browne & Manzanares Commission House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wells Fargo Express Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Meta L. Christy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
2. City Hall Marker
Marker is just to the left of the entrance.
City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
3. City Hall
City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 24, 2011
4. City Hall
Plaque to the right of the entrance:
City Hall
Sponsored by
City of Las Vegas
Remodeled by
Works Progress Administration
1937
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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