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Gustavus A. Trost Residence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Gustavus A. Trost residence
Other Names:
Address: 1107 Baltimore Drive, El Paso, El Paso, County, Texas
Type: domestic: single family house
Original Client: Gustavus and Margaret (i.e. Byrne) Trost
Date: 1923
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story; three bedrooms; separate breakfast area; small attic room; basement with maid’s room and bath, and utilities; the addition was a combination study and den; faces south

Wall Materials: stuccoed
Roofing Materials: red tiles
Other Materials Used: stain glass windows with Southwestern motifs, including cactus (since removed)
Remodeling and Additions: The house has been extensively remodeled, and few of the original decorative features remain.

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


Remarks: Gustavus A. Trost and Margaret Byrne were married in July, 1923. The house was built in two stages; the east wing (study and den) and one half stories were added later.

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