As a gateway to the historic Barelas neighborhood, Zocalo Lofts is designed to catalyze sustainable growth within the downtown adjacent community. As a mixed-use development on the southwest corner of 4th and Coal in downtown Albuquerque, it was vital the design reflected the beauty and artistry of the Rail Yards – an integral element to the establishment of the Barelas neighborhood.
Along with the 21 residential units on the upper levels, Zocalo creates a highly visible commercial space for local entrepreneurs and small business. Zocalo was designed to form a pedestrian friendly edge along the vibrant streets with wide sidewalks and parallel parking along the street to enhance storefront visibility. The placement of the front and rear storefronts provide opportunity for retail to be activated publicly or privately during business hours.
The residential unit’s designs vary from an efficient studio space to a family-sized three-bedroom apartment, while also offering options for one or two-bedroom living. The walkability to retail, breweries, restaurants, and the Rail Yard Market creates a convenient and attractive space for those seeking to live, work and play downtown. The open design of Zocalo offers flexibility and an abundance of natural light while providing modern living with contemporary appliances. Amenities include a comfortable lounge, a quiet area, and a fitness room.
While the open design offers space for both private and community deck areas, all residents can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Sandia mountains to the West Mesa, providing chic-living in the Land of Enchantment. Zocalo Lofts is the true definition of what Albuquerque is best known for – collaboration, inclusivity and commitment to community.
Square Feet: 34,350
Construction Cost: $4,766,734