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Edwards Residence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Edwards’s residence
Other Names:
Address:  1635 Rampart Street Gold Hill Area, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: home
Original Client: Peyton James Edwards
Historic Inventory:
Date: ca. 1906
Condition: extent

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation:
Budget/Cost: $4,000.

Wall Materials: cement (?), stuccoed
Roofing Materials: shingles
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

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

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso, Trost & Trost, 1907) page 19 (rendering of facade illustrated)
(2) Residences for Golden Hill All Handsome Ones Peyton Edwards JR. El Paso Herald, May 30, 1906, page 14 (Peyton Edwards, JR., is to build a handsome brick cottage of four, five or six rooms in block 4 on Rampart street. The house will cost about $5000.)
(3) Peyton Edwards to Build New Cottage, El Paso Herald, August 29, 1906, page 9 (Architects Trost & Trost are drawing plans for a pretty five room cottage which will be built on Golden Hill for Peyton J. Edwards. The house will cost $4,000. The contract for its construction will be let in a short time.)
(4) Home Portraits of El Pasoans, El Paso Herald, February 24, 1916, page 5 (biography of Edwards, interior photograph showing fireplace, address given as 1633 Rampart Street, Golden Hill)

Remarks: Peyton James Edwards was the son of Peyton F. Edwards; he was sometimes referred to as Peyton Edwards, JR. The original address was 1633.

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