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New Mexico State University – Goddard Hall
Las Cruces, New Mexico


Description: Goddard Hall
Other Names: none
Address: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces (University Park) Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Type: educational: college, later university
Original Client: New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1907
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Otto P. Kroeger
Dimensions and Orientation:

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, plastered
Roofing Materials: Spanish tile
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: The annex was added to the eastern section of the building 1936, was a WPA undertaking. It was designed and supervised by faculty and constructed with student labor. The architect in 1936 additional was Otto Thorman

Present Owner: State of New Mexico
Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: New Mexico State University: Rio Grande Historical Collections/Hobson Huntsinger University Archives


Remarks: The hall was designed to be fireproof. It was constructed of reinforced concrete covered by brick or buff. Later cover by stucco for a more of Southwest look

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