The Caverns Historic District

Also known as: Carlsbad Caverns National Park Headquarters Area
End of NM 7, Carlsbad, New Mexico

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Carlsbad Caverns employee residence 7 NPS

By National Park Service - http://www.hscl.cr.nps.gov/insidenps/report.asp?STATE=NM&PARK=CAVE&STRUCTURE=&SORT=3&RECORDNO=6, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8932478

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 18, 1988
Reference number
88001173
NR name
Caverns, The, Historic District
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Pueblo; Other architectural type; New Mexican Territorial
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Pedestrian related; Secondary structure; Warehouse
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling; Institutional housing; Secondary structure; Government office; Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1927; 1928; 1929
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 12
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 5
Non-contributing buildings: 5
Non-contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing sites: 5

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2020: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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