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Ft. Hancock High School
Ft. Hancock, Texas

Description: Ft. Hancock High School
Other Names:
Address: Ft. Hancock, Hudspeth County, Texas
Type: educational
Original Client: Ft. Hancock Independent School District
Historic Inventory: none
Date: 1925
Condition: extant; in use as a school

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Contractors: George E. Wieland
Dimensions and Orientation: originally rectangular, 50 feet across

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: red brick
Roofing Materials: shingle
Other Materials Used: concrete coping on campanile; cement lintels and sills
Remodeling and Additions: numerous additions; windows and doors replaced; new front steps including handicapped access

Present Owner: Ft. Hancock Independent School District
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (L-23) 1 tissue, 6 classroom building with future wings indicated, no scale; (H-15) 5 ink on linen plans for T-shaped addition, auditorium and 2 classrooms, including elevations and sections, dated August, 1929.
Location of Documentary Photographs: author


Remarks: Commission 2807
The additions can be discerned by the slightly different colored brick.
A separate brick building does not seem to be by Trost & Trost.

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