Recording a Vanishing Legacy: The Historic American Building Survey in New Mexico, 1933-Today (Hardback)

by James C. Massey

Format: Hardback 148 pages

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Created in 1933, the Historic American Buildings Society (HABS) federal programme established the first systematic identification and documentation of historic buildings throughout the US. This is a complete history of HABS in New Mexico, an on-going project dedicated to the preservation of four centuries of architecture. The starting point for a more profound understanding of New Mexico legacy of historic architecture and a renewed effort to preserve what remains.

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Museum of New Mexico Press


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