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Elks Building
Globe, Arizona


Description: Elks Building
Other Names:
Address:  351 W. Mesquite Street, Globe, Gila County, Arizona
Type: fraternal
Original Client: B. P. O. E. #489
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1910 (cornerstone)
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 3 stories, 39 feet 10 inches across x 100 feet deep; faces east

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials:  brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner: Glenn Wilt, ASU Professor
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (L-46) 2 blueprints for Alteration
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections

Bibliography: Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 36, rendering of fade of Fraternity Building similar to this building, except with additional bays on each side.

Remarks: The authors assume that Trost did the original building, as well as any alterations. The building is the tallest 3 stories building in the world.

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.