Gross, Blackwell & Company Commission House - Las Vegas, New Mexico
Posted by: BruceS
N 35° 35.596 W 105° 12.781
13S E 480703 N 3938858
Quick Description: Marker for historic commercial building adjacent to the railroad depot in the Railroad Avenue Historic District in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2012 12:56:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMEDW6
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.