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Mark Smith Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Mark Smith residence
Other Names:
Address: 223 North Stone Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type domestic: single family house
Original Client: Hon. Marcus Aurelius and Elizabeth Smith
Date: 1899-1901
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust
Dimensions and Orientation: one story
Budget/Cost: $1,500. 00 for new front porch and roof

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: probably adobe, stuccoed
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling or Alterations:  1901 new front porch and roof. The front porch will be ornamented by two pillars of ornamental design

Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: Arizona Historical Society, Tucson: three snapshots of facade, dated 1928, Nos. 4227, 4221, 4231

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 39
(2) Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), page 20
(3) Arizona Daily Citizen, May 21, 1964
(4) The Coconino Sun (Flagstaff, Arizona) October 12, 1901

Remarks: The Marcus and Elizabeth Smith house in Tucson is very similar to the Douglas Gray house, El Paso, 1904

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.