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Ballard Apartments
El Paso, Texas


Description: Ballard Apartments
Other Names:
Address: 1114 Ochoa Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: apartments
Original Client: J. C. Ballard (?)
Historic Inventory:
Date: before 1922
Condition: extant; in use as apartments

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Ponsford & Sons
Dimensions and Orientation: Praire School style two stories; 8 apartments; faces west

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: exposed brick and stucco
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections


Remarks: These apartments are attributed to Trost & Trost on the basis of style. They are nearly identical to the adjacent Nagley Apartments  and were built after the Nagley. The Ballard was first listed in the 1922 El Paso City Directory, but had no name in that listing; one of the occupants was J. C. Ballard.

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