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NEW MEXICO - Dona Ana County - Historic Districts

Alameda-Depot Historic District
(added 1985 - Dona Ana County - #85000786)
Also known as Las Cruces Depot-Alameda Historic District
Includes properties centered around Pioneer Park and extending up Alameda Blvd. , Las Cruces
(700 acres, 271 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Mission/Spanish Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Dona Ana Village Historic District
(added 1996 - Dona Ana County - #96001042)
Also known as See Also:Nuestra Senora de la Purificacion Church
Roughly bounded by the Dona Ana lateral irrigation ditch, I-25, NM 320, and Dona Ana School Rd. , Dona Ana
(900 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Elephant Butte Irrigation District
(added 1997 - Dona Ana County - #97000822)
Also known as Rio Grande Project
Roughly along US 85, between jct. of US 85 and NM 90, and El Paso City Limits , Las Cruces
(68700 acres, 3 buildings, 214 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: U. S. Bureau Of Reclamation
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Irrigation Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Irrigation Facility

La Mesilla Historic District
(added 1982 - Dona Ana County - #82003323)
Also known as La Mesilla Historic District Multiple Resource Area
Roughly bounded by Calle del Norte, Calle del El Paso, Calle del Cura and Calleion Guerro , La Mesilla
(700 acres, 51 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Park, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Park, Religious Structure

Mesilla Plaza
(added 1966 - Dona Ana County - #66000475)
2 mi. S of Las Cruces on NM 28 , Las Cruces
(500 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure

Mesquite Street Original Townsite Historic District
(added 1985 - Dona Ana County - #85001669)
Also known as Mesquite;Las Cruces Original Townsite (Mesquite) Historic Di
Roughly bounded by E. Texas, Campo, Tornillo and E. Court , Las Cruces
(220 acres, 134 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Summerford Mountain Archeological District
(added 2007 - Dona Ana County - #06001302)
Also known as LA 2791/LA 18404; LA2792; LA18405; LA 18406; LA 18407
Dona Ana Mountains , Radium Springs
(21700 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Architecture, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Jornada Mogollon, Archaic
Period of Significance: 5000-5499 BC, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Ceremonial Site
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Research Facility




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