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Hotel Angelus Plans
El Paso, Texas

 

Description: Hotel Angelus Plans
Other Names:
Address: corner of Main and Stanton, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: hotel
Original Client:  C.T. Bailey
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1902
Condition: not built by Trost plans; demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Contractors:
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; the entrance on Main Street
Budget/Cost: $30,000

Foundation:
Wall Materials: double ;concrete compose of gravel and cement
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used: stone brought from Tucso

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald, December 20, 1902 page 10
(2) El Paso Herald, December 23, 1901
Remarks: This is the first time that we see Henry in El Paso before he moves there in 1903. Also the first plans he submit for a building in El Paso.

H.C Trost of Tucson, L.M. Patterson of Indianapolis, and C.F. Whitlesey of Chicago also summit plans.  Though not definitely decided it is probable that the hotel will build on the old mission style with wide verandas and tile roof. The hotel will contain one hundred rooms, six of which will be large store rooms.

The building was built to add an additional two stories at a later date.

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