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Cope Apartments
El Paso, Texas


Description: Cope Apartments
Other Names:
Address: 1209 Oregon Street between California and Neveda Streets, El Paso, Texas
Type: domestic: apartments
Original Client: M.J. Cope
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1916
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Eubank & Dibrell
Dimensions and Orientation: 50 x 120 feet; three stories and a basement with 12 four-room apartments with sleeping porches
Budget/Cost: $20,000

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

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

Bibliography: (1)El Paso Herald, June 17, 1916 page 14
(2) El Paso Herald, May 22, 1919 page 4
(3) El Paso Herald, August 7, 1916 page 14

Remarks: The apartments had steam heat and hot/cold running water. M.J. Cope sold the  apartments  on May 22, 1919 to Dr. R.E. Ramey for $40,000.

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