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Port Residence and Garage
El Paso, Texas


Description: Port house and garage
Other Names:
Address: 1300 Yandell Drive, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic; single family home
Original Client: J. W. Port
Historic Inventory: In Sunset Heights Historic District
Date: ca. 1910
Condition: extant; in use as a home

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; faces northeast

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: first story, red brick; second story, stucco and wood battens
Roofing Materials: replaced
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: interior spaces have been reordered

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


Remarks: J. W. Port is listed as an El Paso residential client in an undated Trost & Trost notebook now in the collection of Trost family.
The original address was 1300 West Boulevard, and Port lived there from 1910 to 1915, at least. The house is next door to the Seeton house. El Paso of ca. 1909. The house currently has four bedrooms. The garage includes a second floor with servants’ quarters.

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