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Bent, New Mexico


Description: School
Other Names:
Address: Bent, Otero County, New Mexico
Type: educational; elementary
Original Client:
Historic Inventory: New Mexico Historic Building Survey, B-15
Date: 1917
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story, three rooms, L-shaped, each wing 58 feet

Foundation: brick
Wall Materials: wood
Roofing Materials: corrugated tin
Other Materials Used: concrete stairs
Remodeling and Additions: entry way modified to add indoor plumbing on each side

Present Owner: Danny Mendoza
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 608, photograph of ground plan, Sheet 2 dated September 22, 1917
Location of Documentary Photographs: New Mexico Historic Commission; UTEP Special Collections


Remarks: Commission 2424
The last class met in l956 or 1957. The building is very similar to St. Luke’s Parochial School in Anthony, New Mexico

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.