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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Spending the Afternoon in Historic Downtown Silver City, New Mexico

The sign above the Silva
Creek Bridge welcomes
Eric & me to Historic

Town of Silver City
Municipal Court

Brightly painted store fronts
on Yankie Street

getting a makeover.

Eric and I are in the heart of the Silver City Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.  This district has buildings from the mid 1800s through the early 1900s.

This dog waits patiently
for its humans to

Eric & I admire this

In need of restoration, it reminds us of a time when cars were made of steel & nearly a block long.

It sits next to Cafe Un Mundo,
located in an old gas station.

This down spout has

This colorful artwork is
part of the 2006
MRAC Mural Project.

I wonder if the Yarn
Bomber got materials

 Eric likes the colorful buildings on North Bullard Street.

The Hub Plaza has a
1960s feel.

Somebody's watching you...

Vicki's Eatery is in the
former Elks Lodge.

Little Toad Brewery
& Distillery

Bernie 2016
Campaign Center
opened in September.

Tile decorates the risers
of this stairway on
West Broadway.

I think this was the
Opera House.

is an Art Deco style building.

I like this brick home
with its substantial

Eric patiently poses for me
next to this wine bottle
wall on North Cooper Street.

A Yarn Bombed

me of a church in

Eric admires the second
floor patio on the Silver
City Daily Press Building.

Eric thinks that Saint Vincent
Parish Hall is an old factory.

Enough walking...

It's time for some BEER
at Little Toad Brewery
& Distillery.

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