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Additions and Subdivisions

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Huning Castle

Huning Castle

Albuquerque Historical Postcards Collection, N-7, Huning Castle, Albuquerque, N. M., ca. 1900

Huning Castle refers to a home that was demolished in 1955, a real estate subdivision and a contemporary Albuquerque neighborhood.

1928 City Map Huning Castle

Huning Highland

Huning Highland

1928 Map of Huning Highland

The land for Huning's Highlands Addition was conveyed to Franz Huning in March 1880 by Cristoval Armijo and Juanita Griego de Armijo and became the oldest residential development in New Town. The Huning Highland neighborhood was designated a national historic district in 1979.

Picture of Perkins Hall/Raynolds Free Public Library

Perkins Hall, known after May 1901 as the Raynolds Free Public Library, was one of the first public buildings in the Huning Highland neighborhood. It stood at the corner where Special Collections Library stands today.

Monte Vista

Monte Vista

1928 Map Monte Vista addition

The Monte Vista Addition has been referred to as Albuquerque's first suburb.

Parkland Hills

Parkland Hills

1928 Map of Parkland Hills

Rio Rancho Estates

Rio Rancho Estates

What is now the city of Rio Rancho was initially part of the Alameda Land Grant, later the Thompson Ranch. A development corporation known as Rio Rancho Estates, Inc., started selling the land in 1962. A 1962 advertising circular offered a half-acre ranch estate for $795.00, payable in monthly installments of $10.00. Almost twenty years later, the ensuing development became the city of Rio Rancho in 1981.

Uptown

Uptown

Virginia Place

Virginia Place Addition

1928 map of Virginia Place addition

Winrock

Winrock

Postcard image of Winrock Shopping Center circa 1961

Winrock Center was the first indoor shopping mall in Albuquerque. It opened in 1960.

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