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Alvarado Gardens Neighborhood

Neighborhood Elected Officials

Albuquerque City Council

Isaac Benton, District 2 City Councilor

Diane Dolan, Policy Analyst for Councilor Benton
(505) 768-3186

Office of Neighborhood Coordination
600 Second St NW, Room 440, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Mailing: PO Box 1293, Albuquerque, NM 87103
Phone: (505) 924-3914
Fax: (505) 924-3913

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Bernalillo County

Debbie O’Malley, District 1 County Commissioner
Phone: (505) 468-7027
Fax: (505) 768-4329

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New Mexico State Legislature

New Mexico House and Senate switchboard: (505) 986-4300

Senator Bill O’Neill (D), District 13
State Capitol Room 300C
Phone (Santa Fe): (505) 986-4260
Phone (Office): (505) 450-9263

New Mexico House of Representatives

Rep. Javier Martinez (D), District 11
State Capitol Room 203B
Phone (Santa Fe): (505) 986-4464
Phone (Albuquerque): (505) 289-3939

Rep. Deborah A Armstrong (D), District 17
State Capitol Room 413-A
Phone (Santa Fe): (505) 986-4435
Phone (Albuquerque): (505) 795-5164

For more information about the New Mexico Legislature, visit

Rio Grande Nature Center

One of the great treasures of the Alvarado Gardens Neighborhood is the Rio Grande Nature Center (map). Located on the Rio Grande flyway, the park offers excellent birdwatching opportunities throughout the year.

Rio Grande Nature Center

The park is managed by the State Parks Division through a lease with the landowner, the City of Albuquerque Open Space.

La Puerta de los NiƱos

La Puerta de los Niños (map) was founded in 1971 as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing excellent child care to a widely diverse group of children and families.

Children's Grief Center

The Children’s Grief Center  of New Mexico (map) provides age-appropriate peer support groups for children, teens, young adults, and their caregivers, who are grieving the death of a loved one. Their services are offered to members of the community at no charge.