Gross, Blackwell & Company Commission House - Las Vegas, New Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 35° 35.596 W 105° 12.781
13S E 480703 N 3938858
Marker for historic commercial building adjacent to the railroad depot in the Railroad Avenue Historic District in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Waymark Code: WMEDW6
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 05/13/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 3

Text of marker:

Gross, Blackwell & Company

Architects: Issac H. & William M. Rapp

The firm of Otero & Whiting was founded by Miquel A. Oteron in Kansas in 1861.  This large Commission Company came to Las Vegas with the railroad and operated as Otero, Sellar & Co. ntil 1879.  The firm became Gross, Blackwell & Co. and later Gross, Kelly & Co.
It operated in the Southwest until 1954. 

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