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Hotel Plans for Camp Grande
El Paso, Texas


Description: Plans for a Hotel at Camp Grande
Other Names:
Address: 3700 Alameda, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: hotel
Original Client: W.K. Marr of the Camp Grande Company
Historic Inventory: none
Date: 1927
Condition: not known if built

Architect or Firm: Henry Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: Reports four to five stories; Spanish design with 65 rooms with a garage for one car adjoining each room.
Budget/Cost: $150,000 to $200,000

Wall Materials:
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Present Owner:
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Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald , November 12, 1927 page 1 “Plan $200,000 Hotel at Camp Grande
(2) El Paso Herald, November 30, 1927 page 2 “Get Deal to Remodel Bldg”

Remarks: It is not known if the hotel was built.  Camp Grande. The camp later renamed Grande Motel, was opened Nov. 10, 1923, by the Southwestern Tourist Camp Co., Inc., formed by four men: W. K. Marr, president; W. R. Piper, secretary-treasurer; Winchester Cooley, vice president and J. R. Moffett, manager. Today in it’s location is the city market.


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