Historic Preservation Division – City of Santa Fe


Historic Preservation Division – City of Santa Fe
200 Lincoln Ave., 2nd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501


Web site: Historic Preservation Division

Institution Type: Government Agency, Archive


Description: The City of Santa Fe’s Historic Preservation Division holds important primary source material germane to Route 66’s early (1926-37) alignment when it traversed Santa Fe. Most of these sources are applications that are filled out in connection with efforts to preserve houses, buildings, and other structures within the city’s historic districts, through which Route 66 passed. Each application, and the review that accompanies it, has a photograph attached.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico

Type of Materials: Photographs, historic property applications

Time Periods: 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries


Facility Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm; closed 12-2:15pm Mondays, 12-1pm other days. Please contact for an appointment to conduct archival research.

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