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Alameda School
Las Cruces, New Mexico


Description: Alameda School
Other Names:
Address: Alameda and Amador Streets, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Type: educational: elementary
Original Client:
Date: 1926
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: probably Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story, eight classrooms and library, 179 feet wide x 53 feet 10 inches deep

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, plastered
Roofing Materials: tar and gravel
Other Materials Used: cast stone ornament
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 458, photograph of a rendering, front elevation; (E-1) 7 sheets, ink-on-linen plans, sheets 1 through 7, including front and rear elevations, dated May, 1926 and July 26, 1926.
Location of Documentary Photographs: University of Texas at El Paso, Morgan Bros. Collection, #712, Trost & Trost postcard


Remarks: Commission no. 2667
The building burned and was renovated for administrative offices before it was demolished.

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