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Downtown Residential Expert to Speak June 22: Everyone’s invited

We hope you’ve already saved the dates for our 1-hour special presentation on Wednesday, June 22, likely to draw a big crowd to City Hall City Council Chambers. The Wednesday event is a segment with national residential market consultant Laurie Volk, who leads off from 10 to 11 a.m. with a talk about the theory and tools of successful urban dwellings. She will focus on the latest research about Las Cruces’s Downtown and help lead a discussion about opportunities to accelerate Downtown’s success.

Get a downloadable/printable event flyer here.

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New Downtown Zoning to Boost Goals of Updated Master Plan

With the Las Cruces City Council’s unanimous approval of a new zoning approach for the Downtown, the ongoing update of the 2013 Downtown Master Plan gets an important implementation tool.

What’s important about the just-passed zoning code is that it enables many of the goals affirmed during public discussions and workshops. Key among those goals: A less car-dependent Downtown with plenty of walkable options for living, working, shopping and entertainment.


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