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Mount Franklin Country Club Remodel
El Paso, Texas


Description: Mount Franklin Country Club
Other Name: none
Address: six miles northeast of the city limit, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: fraternal: country club
Original Client:
Date: 1916 -1917
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost(remodel) Gibson & Robertson on the original
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story; 160 x 125 facing east
Budget/Cost: $20,000 (original cost) $4,000 for remodel

Wall Materials: native stone and white plaster; mission style architecture
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used: 
Remodeling and Additions: Trost & Trost in 1917 to remodel club house

Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald, May 5, 1907 page 12 speaks of the remodeling
(2) El Paso Herald August 26, 1916 page 35

Remarks:  The country club was located northeast of the city limits on a plateau on the Franklin mountain range. The architects for the original building was Gibson & Robinson in 1916. The building was one story and had two wings.

The statement in the paper only states that Trost to remodel clubhouse
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