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Elks Building (Proposed)
El Paso, Texas

Description: Proposed Elks Bldg.
Address: El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: fraternal: lodge
Original Client: Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Date: ca. 1915-1920
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two story base with five story shaft; corner location
Budget/Cost: unknown

Foundation: unknown
Wall Materials: unknown; apparently plastered
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: extensive use of cast stone ornament

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 304, photograph of rendering of perspective view; no other drawings are known to exist


Remarks: This essay is a fine adaption of the Spanish Renaissance to a contemporary commercial building. This drawing is an early use by Trost of the idiom that would finally be realized in the Hotel Cortez (TXELPAH.004) of 1926.

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