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Donau Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Donau residence
Other Names: Donan [misspelling] house
Address: 5 Paseo Redondo, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: domestic: single-family house
Original Client: Hugo J. and Gertrude Donau
Date: 1908
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: A.C. Rosewell
Dimensions and Orientation: faced south, basement and eight rooms
Budget/Cost: $7,000

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

Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) The Western Architect, volume XX, number 2 (February, 1914), two photographs and a plan of the Donan house on two unnumbered plates
(2) Lloyd C. Engelbrecht, Henry Trost: the Prairie School in the Southwest, The Prairie School Review, volume VI, number 4 (Fourth Quarter, 1969), pages 23 and 24
(3) Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), pages 26 and 27
(4) William Phillips Comstock, editor, Bungalows, Camps and Mountain Houses, 3rd edition revised and enlarged [first published 1908] (New York: The William T. Comstock Co., 1924), page 69, photographic perspective view, plan
(5) Tucson City Directory, 1913 (Los Angeles: Arizona Directory Company, 1913), unnumbered page, photographic perspective view
(6) Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona)    April 22, 1908,  page 07  “Contract Let”

Remarks: [some ornament preserved, Architecture Department, University of Arizona?]

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.