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Apartment House
El Paso, Texas


Description: Apartment house
Other Names:
Address: probably El Paso (possibly south El Paso, south of downtown), El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: apartment building
Original Client: not known
Date: possibly circa 1910
Condition: probably demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; three entrances, probably indicating six apartments; height: 25 feet; each room had ceilings ten feet high; the principal facade had three doors and fifteen windows; each window was double hung, with six lights in each sash

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: probably brick, rendered over with stucco
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (N-64) one sheet,Pencil on tissue, elevation and section
Location of Documentary Photographs: none known to exist


Remarks: The drawings show a building of a type that was once common in south El Paso.

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