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Phelps Dodge Mercantile Company
Bisbee Arizona


Description: Phelps Dodge Mercantile Co.
Other Names: Arizona Baking Co.
Address: Bisbee (Lowell), Cochise County, Arizona
Type: commercial: Department store
Original Client: Phelps Dodge Mining Company
Historic Inventory:
Date: ca. 1910
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: concrete and galvanized ornament
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: None known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections


Remarks: The building is attributed to Trost on the basis of the owl Ornament found in traces on the iron cornice, and the fact that Trost worked in this area.

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.