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Phillips Dwellings
El Paso, Texas


Description: Phillips dwellings
Other Names:
Address: Brown between Myrtle and Magoffin Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic
Original Client: J. W. Phillips
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1909

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: J.S. Calhoun
Dimensions and Orientation:
Budget/Cost: $4,735

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

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

Bibliography:  El Paso Herald, August 25, 1909 page 14

Remarks: J. W. Philipps is listed as an El Paso residential client in an undated Trost & Trost notebook now in the collection of Trost family.

In 1909, J.W. Phillips erected three dwellings on Brown street, between Myrtle avenue and Magoffin street, at the cost of $4,735. The houses were designed by Trost & Trost and the work is being down by contractor J.S. Calhoun.

Search of city directory in 1909 showed the addition of house 148 Brown. Search of the city directory in 1910 showed the addition of 146 Brown and 144 Brown

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