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Historic Old Town is one of the most sought after areas in Albuquerque for its unique culture that draws artists from all over the country. With over 100 boutiques, shops and galleries, Old Town residents never have to worry about not having anything to do! This historic area has the distinction of being Albuquerque's first neighborhood, established more than 300 years ago. Old Town still remains a center for culture, architecture, shopping, art, and cuisine today. Read on below the listings or click here for more information about Old Town Real Estate.

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Old Town Real Estate Stats

Average Price $390K
Lowest Price $2.3K
Highest Price $795K
Total Listings 8
Avg. Days On Market 148
Avg. Price/SQFT $234

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Old Town Real Estate Information

Discover the incredible range of architecture styles and prices in the heart of Albuquerque’s historic Old Town! 

Many of the Old Town real estate properties offer plenty of character that have been updated with modern features and stylings, although those looking to redo their own home can find those properties here as well. 

Large, spacious kitchens are common features of Old Town homes, with bright, tiled backsplashes and well lit islands to facilitate conversation over meal preparation.

Real estate in Old Town is often outfitted with contemporary stylings like stainless steel appliances, high quality countertops and cabinets and even bar style seating.

Open concept floor plans are commonly found in Old Town real estate as well, giving homeowners the chance to decide how they want their space to flow. 

Many homes in Old Town come with two beds and two baths, although larger properties can certainly be found here. 

Old Town real estate truly offers it all, with plenty of large lots for sale, just waiting for the right person to build their dream home on. 

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Old Town Area Information

Welcome to the historic area of Old Town! Often called “the heart of Albuquerque”, Old Town is known for its rich history, incredible restaurants, and vibrant culture. 

History Of Old Town

Founded in 1706, seventy years before the declaration of independence was signed, Old Town is full of history and rich culture on every brick street corner. 

This storied town has survived under three different countries, having once existed under Mexico, Spain and now U.S.A. 

Much of this history can still be felt in the many art vendors, galleries and restaurants that still line the streets of this historic town.

Learn more about the history of this important and iconic area by heading to the many museums nearby, such as the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and the Albuquerque Museum. 

Things To Do In Old Town

As mentioned above, history buffs love heading to the museum to find out more about the history of the area, but there’s plenty of other things to do in Old Town as well!

Just walking around this fairly small area exposes you to plenty of these possibilities, such as a stroll through the Old Town Plaza or popping your head into one of the many boutique shops and vendors in the area.

Built around the popular Old Town Plaza overlooking the San Felipe de Neri church, some common sights in the area include plenty of artistic vendors and music swaying from the gazebo in the middle of the park. 

With over 150 independent restaurants and boutiques, and home to a community that is rich in culture and promotes a thriving arts scene with world-class museums, Old Town has all you could want out of a beautiful area of Albuquerque. 

The area truly encapsulates what New Mexico has to offer through its charming family run eateries, small artisan shops with handcrafted jewelry, pottery, rugs, and beautiful Southwestern art.

With the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History on end showcasing the region's history and cultural heritage brilliantly, as well as the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science exploring a spectrum of topics such as computer science, botany, geology, and more, what is showcased in this part of Albuquerque is truly world-class. 

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Dining In Old Town

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Dining around the Old Town area consists of many delicious sit down restaurants and quick bites to eat such as:


Old Town, Albuquerque FAQs

Q: What makes Old Town so unique?
A: Old Town was Albuquerque's first neighborhood, now founded over 300 years later, it still remains an incredible center for culture, the arts, shopping, and more.  

Q: What is Old Town also known as?
A: Old Town is also known as the Heart of the American Southwest, rich in historical significance of a cultural melting pot, a loving and welcoming people, and buildings which are formed out of the earth itself. 

Q: How is the shopping and retail scene in Old Town?
A: Old Town boasts over 100 shops, galleries, and exhibits in the Old Town area of Albuquerque, with souvenirs, jewelry and beads, clothing, and much more. 


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