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Binkley Apartments
El Paso, Texas


Description: Binkley Apartments
Other Names: The Binkley
Address: 134-138 North Davis Street (now Coldwell Street), El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: apartment building
Original Client: Jesse B. Binkley
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1915
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: length 200 feet x depth 36 feet; “annex,” 100 feet x 36 feet

Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (L-76) 7 pages of blueprints of floor plans for “J. B. Brinkley Apartment,” dated September 7, 1915
Location of Documentary Photographs:


Remarks: Three blueprints are for the basement, and first and second floors. Each has four identical apartments (two the same, and two mirror image). Four blueprints are for the annex, a basement and three floors. Each has two apartments.
Jesse B. Binkley was the proprietor of the El Paso Electric Supply Company in the 1916 and 1917 El Paso city directories.
Davis Street had earlier been Fisher Street; currently it is Coldwell

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.