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Blind Institue Administration Building Addition
Alamogordo, New Mexico



Description: Administration Building Addition
Other Names:
Address: New Mexico Blind Institute, Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico
Type: educational: administration
Original Client: State of New Mexico
Date: ca. 1914; addition, 1919
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 86 feet 2 inches x 39 feet 2 inches

Foundation: foundation of addition: concrete
Wall Materials: wall materials of addition: brick
Roofing Materials: metal tile on addition
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: addition contained auditorium, library and museum, 1919

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (J-2) 3 sheets, inkon linen, heating plan of Administration Building, undated, no Commission no. given; 2 sheets, ink on linen, addition to Administration Building, Commission no. 2472, dated September, 1919
Location of Documentary Photographs: New Mexico Institute for the Visually Impaired

Bibliography: For the original appearance of the building see, Report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the New Mexico Institute for the Blind For the Biennial Period Ending June 10, 1914, (Alamogordo, New Mexico: Albright & Anderson, printers, 1914), left in General View of Grounds, unnumbered page.

Remarks: The original building may not be a Trost & Trost. The additions, if built, would probably have been to the rear.

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.