The History of John Gaw Meem


May 13, 2022 | 2pm-4pm | La Fonda’s New Mexico Room | Exploring the History of John Gaw Meem

Presented by Dr. Audra Bellmore and Nancy Meem Wirth

Presented by Dr. Audra Bellmore, Associate Professor in the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections at the University of New Mexico, and Nancy Meem Wirth, John Gaw Meem's daughter.

John Gaw Meem is widely considered New Mexico's greatest 20th century architect and whose name is synonymous with Santa Fe style.  Meem is renowned for combining regional elements in the development and popularization of the Pueblo Revival Style – a style embraced by the City Different and throughout the Land of Enchantment.