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La Mesa, New Mexico


Description: School
Other Names:
Address: La Mesa, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Type: educational
Original Client: Gadsden Independent School District
Date: 1919-1920
Condition: not built from plans by Trost & Trost

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: rectangle with two projecting front wings; one story, five classrooms, 78 feet 6 inches wide x 66 feet 6 inches deep

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used: cement coping, sills and lintels
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (H-10) 3 sheets, ink on linen plans, sheets 1 through 3, including side, front and rear elevations, dated October, 1919; revised February 4, 1920

Bibliography: On the La Mesa school see Edith Donaldson, The History of Public Education Within the Gadsden Independent School District (privately printed, 1957) page 43.

Remarks: Commission 2478

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