Join award winning author and historian Chris Wilson for a discussion on the influential New Mexican architect John Gaw Meem. Chris has published several books, including Facing Southwest, which covers the architecture at Los Poblanos. Chris Wilson has also written widely on architecture, tourism and the politics of culture in the Southwest, and on cultural landscape studies. Architect John Gaw Meem is considered New Mexico’s greatest mid-20th century architect and his name is synonymous with Santa Fe style. Meem, famous for combining traditional regional architecture and twentieth century sensibilities, inspired New Mexico’s classic style, known as Territorial Revival.
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EST. 1934 • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico