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New Palace Hotel
Silver City, New Mexico


Description: New Palace Hotel
Other Names: Hotel
Address: Broadway and Arizona Street, Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico
Type: hotel
Original Client:
Date: 1916
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 3 stories, L-shaped, 100 feet x 100 feet; faces East

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick with plaster panels
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used: galvanized iron cornice; wood paneling and art glass specified for first floor

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (H-7) 15 sheets, ink on linen plans, including side, front and rear elevations, dated April 19, 1916; Aultman A5805, a different proposal

Bibliography: Susan Berry and Sharman Apt Russell, Built to Last; an Architectural History of Silver City, New Mexico (Silver City, New Mexico: Silver City Museum Society, 1986), page 66, quote newspaper account of 1914 that the existing hotel would be replaced.

Remarks: Commission 2367 (H-7)

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