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Roosevelt School
Magdalena, New Mexico



Description: Roosevelt School
Other Names: none
Address: Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico
Type: educational: elementary
Original Client: [local school district]
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1918
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: F. D. Shelton
Dimensions and Orientation: one story, originally 14 classrooms, 246 feet 9 inches across x 65 feet 4 inches; faces north
Budget/Cost: $44,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick, stuccoed
Roofing Materials: shingle
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: domes of towers removed and replaced with gables

Present Owner: [local school district]
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 460, machine reproduced drawings of plan and front elevation, dated August 23, 1918.
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 462, perspective view

Bibliography: Jacky Barrington, editor, Celebrating 100 Years of Frontier Living (no imprint given), page 50, briefly described, 1920 photograph of facade.

Remarks: Building has been converted to gymnasium and storage.The names of the architects and builder are given on a plaque at the entrance.

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