At this edge of the University of New Mexico campus, the street is lined with mature trees and established lawns. The sidewalk is set back from the curb, encouraging pedestrian use and human interchange. Stores and food courts crowd the west side of the street and the area seems clean and well-kept. There is a strong police presence, making this a very safe neighborhood.
The University of New Mexico campus sprawls out on both sides of Lomas Blvd., which runs east-west through the area. The large structure housing UNM Press dominates the southeast corner of the street. North Campus warehouses and buildings rise up, surrounded by greenery. In general, this area seems lively, with students, professors, and University staff making up the majority of the population.