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Nogales  School
Nogales, Arizona


Description: Nogales  School
Other Names: Elm Street School
Address: Terrace Street and Elm, Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Type: educational: high school
Original Client: [local school district]
Date: 1900
Condition: destroyed by fire on July 24, 1918

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories with central tower, eight rooms
Budget/Cost: $14,000

Foundation: unknown
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: unknown
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 475, exterior; Ponsford 474, distant view

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), photograph of front, page 48
(2) Andrew Wallace, The image of Arizona; pictures from the past,(Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1971), page 195, line drawing, perspective view
(3) Nogales Centennial Committee, Nogales, Arizona, 1880-1980. Centennial Anniversary (Nogales, 1980), page 57, illustrated
(4) Tucson Daily July 9, 1899
(5) Tucson Daily July 12, 1899
(6) El Paso Herald, December 20, 1901 page 10
(7) Weekly Journal-Miner (Prescott, Arizona) May 29, 1901, page 4  a mention of the school
(8) The Oasis (Arizona, Arizona January 13, 1900 speaks of Trost and the school

Remarks: The plans for the school was a competition of architects from Phoenix, El Paso and Tucson, Architect H.C. Trost of Tucson received the job.

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.