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Dona Ana County Court House
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Description: Dona Ana County Court House
Other Names: none
Address: Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Type: governmental: court house
Original Client: Dona Ana County
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1935
Condition: not built from plans of Trost & Trost

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: irregular plan, multi-storied

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:

Present Owner: Dona Ana County
Location of Drawings: New Mexico State University Library: Rio Grande Historical Collections/Hobson-Huntsinger University Archives, photograph of rendering, front elevation

Bibliography: El Paso Times, October 27, 1935, Dona Ana Plans New Court House, illustration of rendering, news clipping, page not noted.

Remarks: The present building was designed by El Paso architect Percy McGhee, and completed in 1940.

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