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Southwestern Portland Cement Office/Rooming Buildings
El Paso, Texas


Description: Southwestern Portland Cement Company Main Office and Rooming House
Other Names:
Address: Paisano onto Race Tack Drive (toward Buena Vista Grocery) Torres Street El Paso, Texas
Type: commercial
Original Client: Southwest Portland Cement Company
Date: 1911-1012

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: Rooming house will be one story and have 15 rooms. The office building will be one story of artistic design
Budget/Cost: Each building cost $6,000

Wall Materials: reinforced concrete
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:

Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: El Paso Herald August 18,1911 ‘Improvement at Cement Plant’

Remarks:The addition of this building is a result of a newspaper article found by Margaret Smith

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.