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Las Cruces Country Club
Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

Description: Las Cruces Country Club
Other Names: none
Address: 2700 North Main Street, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Type: fraternal: club
Original Client:
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1929
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost (?)
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors:
Dimensions and Orientation: one story with basement; 72 feet 8 inches wide x 53 feet deep
Budget/Cost: $20,000.

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: galvanized iron canales; wood rafters and porch supports
Remodeling and Additions: wing added to the north (not done by Trost)

Present Owner: Park Ridge Properties 2012 Bob Pofahi and Karen Pofahi
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (H-9) 6 sheets, ink on linen plans, sheets 1 through 6, including side, front and rear elevations, dated March, 1929.
Location of Documentary Photographs: New Mexico State University: Rio Grande Historical Collections/Hobson-Huntsinger University Archives

Bibliography: El Paso Herald, September 27, 1929; page 12

Remarks: Five rooms and alcove on the main floor. Commission no. 2783
El Paso Herald in 1929 mention the gathering of Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso Kiwanians and families in Las Cruces for the district Kiwanis conventions. Signal the formal opening of the Las Cruces Country Club. The pre convention celebration will be held October 31. A golf tournament will be a feature.

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