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O’Fallon Building
El Paso, Texas


Description:  O’Fallon Building
Other Names:
Address: El Paso Street and Overland, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: commercial: commercial
Original Client: Howard Ranken O’Fallon Realty Company
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1907 – 1908
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Sorenson & Morgan
Dimensions and Orientation: two story basement and apartment building and remodeling of adjoining mercantile. One hundred and sixty four (164) southerly from the N.W. corner. Extending back easterly 120 feet from El Paso Street.
Budget/Cost:  $34,000

Foundation: concert
Wall Materials: red brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:  remodeling done of the adjoining Kneezel building.

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald. October 30,1907  reports Trost & Trost have finished the plans for the Howard O’Fallon estate building.
(2) El Paso Herald, April 06, 1908 reports signed agreement with Howard Rank O’Fallon Realty Company

Remarks:  This building was born as the Steffian Krakauer Hardware Building designed by Edward Kneezel in 1897


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