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Holbrook High School
Holbrook, Arizona


Description: Holbrook High School
Other Names: Old Main
Address: 412 West Buffalo Third and Buffalo, Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona
Type: educational: high school
Original Client: [local school district]
Date: original building, 1916; additions, 1928
Condition: demolished, 1979

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories with elevated basement; 63 feet 3 inches across x 58.5 feet deep without addition of gym; gymnasium 99.1 feet long
Budget/Cost: $65,000

Foundation: unknown
Wall Materials: yellow brick (Gallup brick)
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: wings and auditorium/gymnasium, 1928

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: photograph of a rendering of building with proposed wings
Location of Documentary Photographs: Holbrook High School Library: year books

Bibliography: El Paso Herald, April 6, 1928 gives cost


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.