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Proposed New Trinity Church
El Paso, Texas


Description: Proposed New Trinity
Address: Mesa and Rio Grande Streets, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: religious: church
Original Client: Trinity Methodist congregation (?)
Date: about 1920
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: corner lot, two-story nave and attached (?) educational building, both with elevated basements

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: probably red brick
Roofing Materials: probably shingle
Other Materials Used: cast stone or concrete ornament

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library, Ponsford 192, photograph of a rendering of a general view

Bibliography: Verdon R. Adams, Methodism Comes to the Pass; a History of Trinity United Methodist Church of El Paso (El Paso: Guynes Printing Co., 1975)

Remarks: A very ambitious project which was not carried out. The educational building of Trinity Methodist Church was built by Trost & Trost in 1937 , and the existing church remodeled by Trost & Trost in 1939 .

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