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Arizona Republican
Phoenix, Arizona

 

Description:  The Arizona Republic
Address: northeast corner, Adams and Second streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Type: commercial: newspaper offices
Original Client: The Arizona Republican
Date: completed by May 1908
Condition: demolished 1965

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost and James Miller Creighton
Contractors: Clinton Campbell; brick work Barney Kersting; sidewalks M.L Vieux; elevator Kunz Bros & Messenger
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories high, one being a sub-story or half basement; 50 x 108 feet
Budget/Cost:

Foundation:
Wall Materials: steel reinforced concrete; adapted for the adding of other stories
Roofing Materials: matthold roof
Other Materials Used: elevator in the rear for the lowering of machinery and roll paper
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) The Arizona Republican, June 16, 1907, page 8;
(2) The Republican’s New Building Plans, The Arizona Republican, September 17, 1907, page 5
(3) El Paso Herald, October 30, 1907, page 12
(4) Arizona Republic, May 17, 1908, page 9 “The Republican Eighteen Birthday – Grand Opening”
(5) Arizona Republic, November 2, 1907 ‘Notice to Contractors’

Remarks: date of demolition supplied by: John L. Jacquemart, 910 West Butler Phoenix, Arizona, 85021 [letter, John L. Jacquemart to Lloyd and June Engelbrecht, May 31, 1987] A reference in an architectural magazine to the Republican Club was probably a reference to offices for The Arizona Republican; see: The American Architect and Building News, volume XCII, number 1660, October 19, 1907, Industrial and Building News Section, page 89: Phoenix, Arizona Trost & Trost, of El Paso, Tex., it is reported, are preparing plans for a building for the Republican Club.

 

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