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4 Room Apartments
El Paso, Texas


Description: “4 Room Apartments”
Address: Porfirio Diaz Street and Upson Drive, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: apartment building
Original Client:
Date: ca. 1915-1920
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 119 feet 8 inches wide x 133 feet deep

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, half-timber and stucco
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (G-1) 11 pages of original plans, including elevations, with “Roy Mortin” or “Roy Martin” written on one page


Remarks: A U-shaped building with a central court; two stories with raised basement. This project one of six Tudor style apartment or hotel buildings designed by Trost & Trost. The others were planned for Nogales, Arizona; Prescott, Arizona; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Silver City, New Mexico; and El Paso (The Brutinell Apartments [TXELPAD.006]). None of these projects was built.

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