Thursday, February 8th, 2007


Mesilla is getting something it’s never had — apartments (how rare is that in today’s world?). Two apartment complexes are now going up, as you can see here:

The Mesilla City Council, which does take its responsibility to preserve historic Mesilla seriously, approved these projects.

But why? Apartment complexes are totally out of character for Mesilla. They will increase the traffic and population density without contributing in any way to Mesilla’s wonderful qualities.

But perhaps worst of all, they are now the tallest structures in Mesilla except for .

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  1. March 6th, 2007 at 9:24 pm

    Geof said:

    Actually those are condos, not apartments:

    Also, I believe that property is in Las Cruces, and Mesilla would have had no say in it’s approval

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