Friday, March 11, 2011

Crazy Fox - on Don Gaspar in Santa Fe

Don Gaspar Avenue in an undated photo.

Crazy Fox is an "outlet store" for woman's clothing on Don Gaspar Avenue between Alameda and Water St. in the histortic downtown Santa Fe.

The street was named after Don Gaspar Ortiz y Alarid.  He was a local young man who was an officer in the Mexican army when Santa Fe was part of Mexico in the 1840s.  Don Gaspar became a wealthy property owner through his trading activities with Americans, Mexican and Indians. It is said that the area was used to grow corn and was the site of the first bridge over the Santa Fe river.     

Crazy Fox
227 Don Gaspar 
Santa Fe, NM   87501
505 989-7935
crazyfoxsantafe@earthlink. net

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