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Sam Abraham’s Market
El Paso, Texas


Description: Sam Abraham’s Market
Other Names:
Address: Piedras Street and Madera Avenue, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: commercial: retail store
Original Client: Sam Abraham
Date: 1923 or later
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: probably Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story; 22 feet, 4 inches across

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: tile water table on front
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (L-27) 5 tissue sheets of elevations, hand drawn map included; two drawings do not seem to relate to this project
Location of Documentary Photographs:


Remarks: The elevations are for a remodeling, or a variant, of the market attached to the Abraham Apartments, El Paso. Plans for the latter are dated August, 1923. The market would have been demolished during the construction of Interstate 10.

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