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Proposed Sanatorium
El Paso, Texas


Description: Proposed Sanatorium
Address: El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: medical: sanatorium
Original Client: T. C. Liddell, M.D.
Date: about 1910
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: probably Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: central block and wings each two stories, connected by glassed-in one-story arcades, U-shaped.

Foundation: unknown; probably concrete
Wall Materials: probably plastered
Roofing Materials: Spanish tile

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 321, photograph of a rendering, front elevation


Remarks: This design is attributed to Henry C. Trost because of similarities to St. Joseph’s Sanatorium El Paso of 1906, and the Hotel Val Verde of 1918. Liddell was a pallbearer for Matilda Trost, sister of Henry C., Gustavus and Adolphus G. Trost.

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