• King Stadium - Las Vegas NM
    "King Stadium is a WPA project originally built to house equestrian events for the U.S. Calvary. Today, the stadium rests in near ruins. Luna Community College hopes to renovate the stadium and hold events - possibly rodeos - there, once more."
  • New Mexico Highlands University: Rogers Hall - Las Vegas NM
    "Designed by John Gaw Meem and constructed by the WPA, Rogers Hall was completed in 1937. The wall bases of the Spanish Colonial Revival building are of rusticated ashlar sandstone capped with a finished molding; the upper walls are of stuccoed brick and framed by sandstone quoins and a frieze below the eaves. Stone scroll brackets join the overhanging eaves and the walls; the sloped roof is covered with clay tiles. The walls of the main staircase and the second floor foyer are covered with murals by Lloyd Moylan. Originally built as a library, Rogers Hall now serves as the...
  • Rodgers Hall Mural - Las Vegas NM
    Lloyd Moylan completed this fresco mural, entitled "The Dissemination of Education in New Mexico," in 1938 with funds provided by Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project. It is viewable on the main stairwell and second floor of Rodgers Hall, the administration building for New Mexico Highlands University.
  • Rough Riders Museum - Las Vegas NM
    "The Las Vegas Municipal Building was constructed during 1939-40 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. As state agencies grew to comply with New Deal program requirements, the city needed more office space. It became apparent to civic leaders that Las Vegas required a new public building. In the spring of 1938, voters passed five bond issues. One was for $7,500 'for the construction of a public building to be occupied by the offices and departments of the City of Las Vegas.' Following the bond election, the city council hired the Santa Fe architectural firm of Kruger & Clark to prepare...
  • San Miguel County Courthouse - Las Vegas NM
    The San Miguel County Courthouse was built with WPA funds in 1940.