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Park View Hotel Remodeling
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Park View Hotel remodeling
Other Names: Reid Opera House (before remodeling)
Address: corner of West Pennington Street and North Meyer Avenue [not currently an intersection?], opposite City Park [El Presidio Park?], Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: hotel (after remodeling)
Original Client: William (Billy) Reid
Date: 1899 (remodeling)
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Contractors: plastering and concrete: Edward Sage; painting: Jack Dalton; carpentry supervised by William O’Brien; lumber and mill work by Tucson¬†Lumber Company; bar front and fixtures installed by Tucson Sash and Door
Dimensions and Orientation: forty two rooms
Budget/Cost: more than $9,000 (for remodeling)

Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: The commission was for remodeling a pre-existing opera house

Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: None located

Bibliography: (1) Arizona Daily Citizen, December 9, 1899, page 2, names architect and contractors, describes the hotel and its facilities
(2) Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, December 3, 1899, page [4]: The Park View Hotel was formally opened last night [i.e., December 3, 1899], though not wholly complete.


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.