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Alpine, Texas


Description: School
Other Names: none
Address: Alpine, Brewster County, Texas
Type: educational
Original Client: Alpine Independent School District
Date: ca. 1929
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost (?)
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story
Budget/Cost: $78,000

Foundation: unknown
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: cast stone (?) ornament

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 368, photograph of rendering of front elevation

Bibliography: on education in Alpine see, Clifford B. Casey, Alpine, Texas – Then and Now(Seagraves, Texas: Pioneer Book Publishers, 1981)

Remarks: This drawing is presumed to be a proposal for the Alpine High School of 1929, a commission which was awarded to Page Brothers and George M. Livingston of Austin and Alpine, and is located on Loop Road.According to Casey, above, page 107, there was a bond issue of $78,000 for the school in January of 1929, and the school opened that September.

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.