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Chalmers Residence
Phoenix, Arizona


Description: Chalmers residence
Other Names:
Address: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Type: domestic: home
Original Client: Louis H. Chalmers (1861-1934)
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1901-1902

Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust
Associated Architect or Firm:
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories
Budget/Cost: $10,000

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

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)Tucson (Ariz.) News, The Builder and Contractor (Los Angeles), volume XX, number 462, January 2, 1902, page [1] (Tucson Start Arizona Daily Star?] Is cited as source; architects, client, budget, number of stories, and stylistic characterization are given.)
(2) Larry Schweikart, A History of Banking in Arizona (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, [1982]), pages 26, 27 and 111 (information about the activities of Louis H. Chalmers as lawyer and banker)

Remarks: (1) The Chalmers house was described as being in the Spanish mission style.
(2) Information on Chalmers can be found in the °Papers of Louis H. Chalmers (1861-1934) in the Arizona Collection in the Hayden Library of Arizona State University in Tempe. (Chalmers had been a lawyer for the Arizona State University, before it was known by that name.)

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.