Nob Hill Architecture Walk

On Saturday, October 19, Nob hill Neighborhood Association will host the 11th Annual Architecture Walk presented by Join us as we explore how Nob Hill looked as Albuquerque grew above the sand hills and onto the east mesa in the early 20th century.  Thanks to caring stewards much of that early architecture survives, making Nob Hill one of the best preserved early automobile-oriented suburbs in the country.

The walk will first offer a look at the 1916 University Heights, first subdivision in what we now call Nob Hill. We will see the 1929 Log Cabin built by its developer, the iconic Col. D.K.B. Sellers.


We’ll then tour the 1925 Granada Heights section of Nob Hill developed just prior to the Depression. Granada Heights was a “high class area” featuring many double lots and houses with high end features in vogue before the financial crash. Houses built later in Granada Heights’ development feature classic mid-century design.

Learn to read historic houses, how to research your own house and how to maintain or remodel in ways that preserve historic character and maintain Nob Hill’s distinctive historic sense of place.

Join us as we meet at 1 pm on Saturday, October 19 in front of the 1947 Nob Hill Shopping Center. A reservation is needed: Email, or call 991-1388. We are always interested in hearing from those who wish to have their home included in future walks or hosting social times after walks.

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Santana Workforce Housing Apartments, Pre-application Meeting

Thomas Development Co. is exploring development of 111 units at Copper Blvd and Adams Dr NE:

  • • Five story residential units with some mixed use spaces
    • 111 units – Proposed Unit Distribution
    o 36 – one bedroom
    o 2 – one bedroom – loft
    o 61 -two bedroom
    o 8 – two bedroom – loft
    o 2 – three bedroom
    o 2 – three bedroom – loft units

City of Albuquerque will provide a facilitated meeting with the developer and the community on October 16 at 6 pm. Monte Vista Christian Church,3501 Campus Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

All are welcome. Contact facilitator Leslie Kryder at (575)405-1966 with questions.

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Tree Planting Clinic

Nob Hill once had a thriving tree canopy. Now many of those trees have lived out their lives and are gone. Nob Hill Neighborhood Association encourages the revival of our tree canopy, particularly in our front yards. To inspire us to plant trees we will host Michael Reed of La Orilla Farms for a tree planting clinic. Michael is a farmer, writer, environmental philosopher, certified permaculture teacher and tree WHISPERER.

He will teach us best practice methods of tree planting in our region on October 13, 2019 at noon; 233 Solano Dr. NE. Please sign up to attend through Sign up Genius, Find the link and location at If you are not tech savvy, just come to the clinic anyway. If you do not know how to access the website call Dominic Peralta at 379-4388.

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City Council Candidate Forum, October 10

Nob Hill Neighborhood Association will host a public forum where you can get to know the candidates for City Council District 6 and pose questions important to you. It will be held Thursday, October 10, at 6 pm at Monte Vista Christian Church. Meet your neighbors, enjoy refreshments.

Co-hosted by University Heights Association, the forum will be conducted by the League of Women Voters.

Two candidates are running for the office.

Pat Davis, current City Councilor, has held the office since 2015.

He is opposed by Gina Naomi Dennis, president of District 6 Coalition, a coalition of the neighborhood associations in the council district.

Both candidates have qualified for the public option to finance their campaigns. They have satisfied the qualifying period and are official candidates. More information



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Association Board Meeting

All are welcome at this regular meeting of your association board.

Your views are encouraged.

Drop in or out as your schedule permits.


Monte Vista Christian Church, 3501 Campus Dr NE, small chapel to the right of the main entrance

Monday, Oct 7, 6:30 PM

Email or call with questions or ideas.


¡Que Viva Nob Hill!Agenda 2019-10-07

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