National and State Register

Art Building

Otero County

This 1901 building is associated with the development of the Arkansas Valley Fair, an annual event important to the social history of the area.  

A black and white photo of the building with a octagonal ogee roof and alternating sides with windows.

Art Building (1996 photograph.)

It is a well-preserved example of a building constructed in the Octagon Mode, a building type that enjoyed a measure of popularity during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.