Higher Education Learning Center Launches by Brian Skeele

Santa Fe Higher Education Center Launches

Students Can Work Toward Bachelor’s Degrees

In August, the Santa Fe Higher Education Center (SFHEC) officially launched on the campus of Santa Fe Community College. The SFHEC is a partnership among SFCC, New Mexico Highlands University, the Institute of American Indian Arts and the University of  New Mexico to increase access to higher education. The center will provide a single location where students can pursue a bachelor’s degree directly upon earning an associate degree at SFCC…. READ MORE >>

St Michael’s Boulevard: Visions of the Future

In May of 2009, the City of Santa Fe presented St Michael’s Drive “Visions of the Future”.  Highlights of the seven designs are covered here. Could this new creative and cultural corridor become a vibrant neighborhood and not just a place to drive through after picking up groceries? Participate in the discussion and share your ideas. READ MORE >>

St Michael Drive the New Creative and Cultural Corridor? by Kris Swedin

Could this new creative and cultural corridor become a vibrant neighborhood and not just a place to drive through after picking up groceries? Kris Swedin calls for participation in the discussions and the sharing of your ideas… READ MORE >>

A Social Catalyst for St. Michael’s Drive by Roy Wroth

Roy Wroth calls for a “development from within”, building local capacity in surrounding neighborhoods. His vision calls for neighborhood “gateways” to St. Mikes to function as community centers/small business incubators…  READ MORE >>

Ideas For St Mike’s by Beverly Spears

Spears Architects envisioned a pedestrian/bicycle friendly “frontage lane” with parallel parking separated from thru traffic by a tree filled median… READ MORE >>

Special Zoning District for St Michael’s by Al Moore

Al Moore envisioned a Special Zoning District for Contemporary Architecture, Arts, Education and Creative Conciousness… READ MORE >>

Linear park in the middle of Boulevard by Sergio Yamada/DPS

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini envisioned a Paseo de las Artes, a linear park down the middle of St Michael’s Drive that is home to artists, craftsman, and other creative entrepreneurs… READ MORE >>

St Mike’s below, Train above by Lloyd & Associates Architects

Lloyd & Associates proposed a large, circular shaped park surrounding a train station, with the mainline of St Michael’s running underneath the train station.  “Frontage side streets” would serve local traffic while thru traffic traveled the length of St. Mike’s … READ MORE >>

Before and After by Steve Price

Steve Price: Urban Advantage, presented a “time lapse photography”, showing the evolution of St. Mike’s in four steps… READ MORE >>

Milla Real “The Royal Mile” by Richard Macpherson

Santa Fe City Planner,  Richard Macpherson’s water color inspired by Barcelona’s La Rambla,  features a tree lined promenadeREAD MORE >>