Arch Hurley Conservancy District Building – Tucumcari NM

Description

The Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) constructed the Arch Hurley Conservancy District building in Tucumcari, New Mexico in 1940.

“Construction of the High Street office building took place in the summer and fall of 1940. A photograph at the ACHD office, dated July 9 of that year, shows “Manufacture of cement cinder blocks by W.P.A. men. These blocks are to be used in the construction of the new administrative building.”

Source notes

"New Deal Sites in New Mexico," Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, New Mexico Humanities Council.
http://atlas.nmhum.org/atlas.php?gmap=42

Public Art and Architecture in New Mexico 1933-1943: A Guide to the New Deal Legacy, compiled by Kathryn A. Flynn (pg. 153)

https://www.unm.edu/~dap/arch-hurley.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 16, 2018.

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Location Info


101 E High St.
Tucumcari, NM 88401

Coordinates: 35.176158, -103.725783

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