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New Mexico

13 February 2013

1911 – Scottish Rite Masonic Temple, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Hunt & Burns In 1909 The Daily New Mexican newspaper announced that architect Isaac H. Rapp had been awarded the commission to design a new Scottish Rite Cathedral. However a grand Neo-classical...

01 June 2010

1878 – Loretto Chapel, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Antoine Mouly Undoubtedly influenced by the French clergy in Santa Fe, the Gothic Revival-style chapel was patterned after King Louis IX’s Sainte-Chapelle in Paris; a striking contrast to the adobe churches already...

01 June 2010

1884 – St. Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Antoine Mouly On the site where St. Frances Cathedral stands today there was originally a small mission church. That mission was burned down in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. After the Spanish...

01 June 2010

1931 – Lensic Theater, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Boller Brothers Designed by the Boller Brothers of Kansas City, the old Lensic Theater has been described as “the finest theater of its time in the Southwest”. They were asked to design...

21 September 2009

1966 – State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: W.C. Kruger New Mexico claims the distinction of having the oldest as well as one of the newest state capitols in the United States. The oldest is the Palace of the Governors....