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1882 PLAT OF HUNING HIGHLAND

Huning highland addition – addition south

City of Albuquerque – Filed: September 1, 1882

1882 Plat of properties in the Huning Highland Addition. The west is at the top of the plat.

1882 Plat of properties in the Huning Highland Addition. The west is at the top of the plat.

Streets from north to south (left to right) are: Tijeras, Copper Avenue, Railroad Avenue (now Central), Gold Avenue, Silver Avenue, Lead Avenue, Coal Avenue, Iron Avenue.

All properties are located west of the railroad tracks and railroad right-of-way. All properties are located west of the Los Barelas Acequia (community artificial water source).

Streets from east to west (bottom to top) are: Broadway, Arno Street, Edith Street, Walter Street, High Street, Elm Street.

Railroad Avenue (on the plat) begins between block 1 and block 2, east of the acequia, and continues east, “up the hill” (to the high lands), for six blocks. The Whittlesey house will be built on lots in block 42, the highest point of the highlands.