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Bayless Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Bayless Residence
Other Names:
Address: 145 East University Boulevard, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: domestic: single family house
Original Client: J. Stewart and Margaret A. Bayless
Historic Inventory: Tucson Community Development Program, Historic Areas     Committee, Tucson Historical Sites (Tucson: author, 1969) page 150: designation as site #65; Arizona Register of Historic Places
Date: 1903
Condition: extant (in use as legal office as of 1985)

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust
Contractors: Brown & Chapman; Henry Jaastad, carpenter
Dimensions and Orientation: faces South; one story with dormers, 52 feet wide x 44 feet deep, not counting new wing with porch

Foundation: volcanic malpai rock
Wall Materials: stucco over brick
Roofing Materials: tile
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: The open arches of the porch have been glazed, and an exterior doorway inserted in the central arch.

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 167; Aultman A5111; Library, Arizona Historical Society, Tucson: #877 and #25950, two photographic views

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), pages 5 and 34, photographs
(2) Homes and Grounds, volume I, number 11 (November, 1916), pages 336-337, two perspective photographic views
(3) James H. McClintock, Arizona: Prehistoric Aboriginal, Pioneer Modern; the Nation’s Youngest Commonwealth within a Land of Ancient Culture, volume I (Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1916), Scenes in and Near the City of Tucson on unnumbered page, perspective photographic view, description as mission style
(4) Prentice Duell, A Review of Modern Architecture in Arizona, The Western Architect, volume XXXI, number 6 (June, 1922), pages [71], photograph, and 74-75, description as Mission Style
(5) Lloyd C. Engelbrecht, Trost in Tucson, Triglyph; a Journal of Architecture and Environmental Design (published by Arizona State University), number 2 (Spring, 1985), page 31, description and photograph of altered (glazed in) porch
(6) Tucson Community Development Program, Historic Areas Committee, Tucson Historical Sites (Tucson: author, 1969) pages 222-225, site plan, date, photographic perspective view, description, names of architect and contractors


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.