Rio Vista Recreation Center
Rio Vista Community Center is part of a set of 15 historic adobe buildings referred to as “Rio Vista Farm”. The building complex is a registrar national historic monument, which was originally built as a county poor farm for indigent people. The use of this complex of 15 buildings have included, at different times, war prisoner internment facilities, a “poor farm” and housing for Bracero Program workers from Mexico – and even as a set for the movie “Traffic”.
Currently the use of the space in the Rio Vista complex is for social and human service purposes. The Rio Vista Community Center uses the following portions of this facility. The remaining buildings are in disrepair and are being renovated over an extended period by the City of Socorro.
- A 2,000 square foot building and parking lot.
- A 1,200 square foot building.
- A second 1,200 square foot building.
- A 1,200 square foot open-air pavilion.