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Plans for Sacred Heart Cathedral
Gallup, New Mexico


Description: Sacred Heart Cathedral
Other Names:
Address: Gallup, New Mexico
Type: religious
Original Client: Gallup Catholic Diocese
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1943
Condition: built not by the plans of Trost & Trost

Architect or Firm: Gustavus  Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: mission style with two high bell towers on either front and balcony over the front entrance

Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Present Owner:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)  The Gallup Independent, May 21, 1943 page 1
(2) The Gallup Independent, July 18, 1938

Remarks: Trost submitted two drawings of the typical Spanish Mission style. The plans called for the church to be built after the war. Today the Romanesque style structure church still stands. It was designed by Architect John Graw Meem of Santa Fe and contractor Dan Brunetta of Gallup

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