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Rix – Gooding Building
El Paso, Texas


Description: Rix-Gooding Building
Other Names:
Address: 111 Missouri Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: commercial: motor supplies
Original Client: Howard Rix and Ralph Gooding
Historic Inventory:
Date:   1922 ; open October 1922

Architect or Firm:  Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: R.E. McKee
Dimensions and Orientation: 30 feet frontage on Missouri and 60 feet deep.  Floor space 1360 square feet. The showroom and office occupy 350 square feet and the vulcanizing shop 450 square feet

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

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

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Times,  October 15, 1922 page5 “Motor Supply Firm Open New Quarters”
(2) El Paso Herald, October 21, 1922  page 12 Rix-Gooding Motor Company is in New Building


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