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Hereford Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Hereford house
Other Names:
Address: 340 North Main Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: domestic: single-family house
Original Client: probably Levi H. Manning
Historic Inventory: (1) part of El Presidio Historic District, National Register number 76000379
(2) Tucson Community Development Program, Historic Areas Committee, Tucson Historical Sites (Tucson: author, 1969) page 150: designation as site #33; Arizona Register of Historic Properties
Date: ca. 1902
Condition: extant; in use as offices for attorneys

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; faces East; facade 53 feet 2 inches

Foundation: stone
Wall Materials: brick, stuccoed
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: additions to the rear, probably by Henry Trost; converted to six apartments

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs: Special Collections, Library of the University of Arizona; collection of Mrs. John Carroll, Tucson; Library, Arizona Historical Society, Tucson: #61949, photographic perspective view, with the Second Owls Club in background (see item 4 [Stewart] on the bibliography below, page 216)

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost& Trost, 1907), pages 28 and 48
(2) Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), pages 24 and 25
(3) Lloyd C. Engelbrecht, Trost in Tucson, Triglyph; a Journal of Architecture and Environmental Design (published by Arizona State University), number 2 (spring, 1985), page 29
(4) Janet Ann Stewart, The Mansions of Main Street, Journal of Arizona History, volume XX, number 2 (summer, 1979, pages 214 and 216
(5) Tucson Community Development Program, Historic Areas Committee, Tucson Historical Sites (Tucson: author, 1969) pages 282-285, site plan, photographic perspective view, history of the house

Remarks: Francis (Frank) H. Hereford was married to Adeline i.e. Rockwell; itis possible that they were the first to live in the house, as tenants.

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.