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Ronstadt Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Ronstadt residence
Other Names: Rohstadt [misspelling] residence; David N. Goff house
Address: 607 North Sixth Avenue, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: domestic: single-family house
Original Client: Fred and Lupe Ronstadt
Historic Inventory: Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation, to David N. Goff, October, 1984
Date: 1903-1904
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Rust [Henry C. Trost and Robert E. Rust]
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; faces east; 42 feet wide, 47 feet deep

Foundation: volcanic rock
Wall Materials: stucco over brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: porch roof supported by wooden posts, covered by painted redwood panels, and anchored to the roof with concealed metal plates
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner: David N. Goff
Location of Drawings: David R. Goff, Tucson: floor plans drawn by David R. Goff for restoration
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 49 (identified as Ronstadt house), illustrated
(2) Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), page 20, Discussed
(3) Lloyd C. Engelbrecht, Trost in Tucson, Triglyph; a Journal of Architecture and Environmental Design (published by Arizona State University), number 2 (Spring, 1985), page 30, illustrated and discussed

Remarks: Fred and Lupe Ronstadt were the grandparents of singer Linda Ronstadt.

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.