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Palace Hotel Remodeling
Silver City, New Mexico


Description: Palace Hotel (remodeling)
Other Names: Meredith & Ailman Bank Block, Clark Hotel
Address: 100-110 West Broadway and 201 North Bullard, Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico
Type: hotel with commercial space
Original Client:
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1928
Condition: extant; in use

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories, corner lot, face east

Wall Materials: stucco over brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: sheet metal replica of cast iron facade on Broadway side

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (L-21) tissue, one sheet
Location of Documentary Photographs: authors

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 88, history of building and remodeling under Meredith & Ailman Bank Block.

Remarks: Trost plastered the exterior and added the tile work, replaced the Broadway facade, and added a modern lobby on Bullard. For their plans of 1916 to replace the hotel, see Palace Hotel, Silver City, New Mexico

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