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Haymon Krupp & Company
El Paso, Texas


Description: Haymon Krupp & Co.
Other Names:
Address: 119 West Overland Avenue, northeast corner of West Overland Avenue and South Santa Fe Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: commercial: wholesale dry goods and clothing factory
Original Client: Haymon Krupp & Co.
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1916
Condition: extant; vacant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: V. E. Ware
Dimensions and Orientation: four stories, 60 feet x 120 feet
Budget/Cost: $60,000 for first three stories; $75,000 including a fourth story

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: concrete with brick rear wall
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used: plans specify copper awnings
Remodeling and Additions: extensively remodeled

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (M-17) 17 ink on linen sheets, including all elevations, dated May 30, 1916, June 15, 1916, and September 6, 1916
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Aultman A5057, perspective view; 232, duplicate of the same

Bibliography: Rufe P. March, “New Buildings for Year, $4,000,000,”El Paso Herald, August 26, 1916, Progress and BuildingSection, page 5 (report that building will be built in stages, with threestories in first stage; budget given; architects and contractor named)

Remarks: Commission 2377
The plans call for five stories and a machinery penthouse. Only four stories were actually constructed: three story in stage one, and an additional story, plus the machinery penthouse, in stage two.

On Haymon Krupp, see: Natalie Ornish, Pioneer Jewish Texans; Their Impacton Texas and American History for Four Hundred Years, 1590-1990 (Dallas:Texas Heritage Press, 1989), pages 109-115

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