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Porter Residence
Las Cruces, New Mexico


Description: Porter Residence
Other names:
226 West Picacho at Alameda, Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
domestic: single family residence
Original Client:


extant; in use as a home

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Trost & Trost

Dimensions and Orientation:
60 feet across x 36 feet deep, with 12 foot addition to the East; separate servants’ building; two-car garage

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials
: red Spanish tile
Other Materials Used:

Remodeling and Additions:
the den is an addition

Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:
 UTEP Special Collection


Remarks: Great attention to live ability was made in the design of this house.

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