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Norton Residence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Norton residence
Other Names:
Address: 807 N. Virginia, Mundy Height, El Paso, Texas
Type: domestic: single family house
Original Client: Fredrick W. Norton
Date: 1914

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: mission style design with wide porches and stucco
Budget/Cost: $10,000

Wall Materials: stucco
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald, September 12, 1914; page 4-A

Remarks: The home was designed for F.W Norton was the president of the International Book & Stationery Company. In the city directory of El Paso 1915, it list Mr. Norton living at that address. Then in 1916, he moved to Porfirio. The house was said to have a wide porch and a stucco finish. The house at that address currently is brick and small.

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