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Apartment Complex
Colorado Spring, Colorado

 

Description: Apartment Complex
Other Names:
Address: Cascade Drive, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
Type: domestic: apartment building
Original Client: George Noble Todd
Historic Inventory:
Date: ca. 1902
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust
Contractors:
Dimensions and Orientation: 3 1/2 stories
Budget/Cost:

Foundation:
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 524, photograph of rendering of the full two unit complex; (O-16): one sheet, plans of first floor of north unit, ink on linen; Aultman A5106 (top half), photograph of a rendering of the north unit
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections

Bibliography: (1) Tucson Daily Star, March 11, 1902, page [12]: G. Noble Tobb [sic, i.e., Todd] and wife, prominent people of Colorado Springs,are recent arrivals.
(2) Tucson Daily Star, Tucson, March 14, 1902, page [8]: Colonel George┬áNoble Todd and Mrs. Todd of Colorado Springs are guests at the Orndorff.┬áColonel and Mrs. Todd are traveling for pleasure and recreation, and after a few days’ stay here they will make a visit to Hermosillo and Guaman, Sonora.
(3) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 19, rendering of north unit

Remarks: The apartment as built does not conform exactly to the plans.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.