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Bennett Residence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Bennett house
Other Names:
Address: 528 Prospect Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: home
Original Client: Hillary (Hilario) F. Bennett
Historic Inventory: In Sunset Heights Historic District
Date: ca. 1906
Condition: extant; in use as apartments

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories

Wall Materials: yellow brick
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used: cast stone ornament
Remodeling and Additions: converted to apartments

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 152, perspective view.

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 28, illustration of Ponsford 152
(2) El Paso Herald, July 25, 1906, page 10 (an article on the laying of sidewalks and curbs reported this information: H. F. Bennett, Prospect avenue, walk, 100 feet, curb, 100 feet, [retaining] wall, 100 feet)

Remarks: During remodeling, the main interior staircase was removed. We have been informed that the present arrangement of the upstairs rooms is probably not original.

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