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Hotel Oregon
El Paso, Texas

 

Description: Hotel Oregon
Other Names:
Address: 213 1/2 South Oregon Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: hotel with retail space
Original Client: Mayor Charles Davis
Date: about 1912
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors:
Dimensions and Orientation: two story block; faced west
Budget/Cost:

Foundation:
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: A secondary roof, sheltering windows, is Spanish tile awning with wood brackets.
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 542, perspective view

Bibliography: “Hotel Accommodations Here Are Ample,” El Paso Herald, January 28, 1922, page 8B (exterior photograph as part of a montage of hotels, captioned “only a fraction of the number of hotels here that give first class accommodations. At the bottom on the left is Hotel Oregon, owned by Mayor Chas. Davis.”

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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