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Aronstein & Stevens Building
El Paso, Texas


Description: Aronstein & Stevens Building
Other Names:
Address: Southwest corner of San Francisco and Santa Fe, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type:  office building
Original Client: H.B. Stevens and S. Aronstein
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1917
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Joseph E. Morgan
Dimensions and Orientation: five stories, 110 feet on Santa Fe and 122 feet on San Francisco; loft building above the ground floor, which will be arranged for stores.
Budget/Cost: $72, 187 – $85,000

Foundation:  reinforced concrete
Wall Materials: reinforced concrete
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used: Present Owner:

Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)  El Paso Herald, January, 27, 1917 page 28  ‘ To Build $85,000 Structure’
(2) El Paso Herald,  February 16, 1917 page 8  ‘Aronstein- Stevens Block’

Remarks: The building was located were the present day Abraham Chavez Theatre.


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