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High School
Miami, New Mexico

Description: High School
Other Names:
Address: Miami, Colfax County, New Mexico
Type: educational
Original Client: [local school district]
Date: built 1917
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories with elevated ground floor, 78 feet wide x 34 feet deep without entrance porch; faced South
Budget/Cost: $15,000

Foundation: stone and reinforced concrete
Wall Materials:brick
Roofing Materials: not specified
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: unknown

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 641, ground floor; Ponsford 642, first floor; Ponsford 643, second floor, all machine reproduced plans
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography:(1)El Paso Herald June 03, 1916 Jail for Deming – “The same architects are arranging for the erection of a brick school house at Miami, Colfax county, New Mexico to cost $15,000.
(2) El Paso Herald January 27,1917 page 28

Remarks: The plans do not specify the materials to be used. Portions of the foundation remain at the site. The rectangular plan with symmetrical arrangement of rooms, except on the first floor, appears to be unique in the work of Trost & Trost.

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