One sign of greatness is the ability to learn from the mistakes of the past. The history of Downtown Las Cruces is checkered with mistakes but the City of Las Cruces has worked hard to come up with a plan to restore some of the damage inflicted during the “Urban Renewal” movement of the 1960’s without losing the history of the area. This article provides a great history of downtown. Downtown Las Cruces before Urban Renewal was a thriving public center. Las Cruces has come a long way to returning downtown to its original glory.
LCCP is privileged to be part of restoring Downtown Las Cruces to it’s former greatness. The improvements being made downtown honor the greatness of the past while providing innovations for the future.