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St. Johns Courthouse and Jail
St. Johns, Arizona


Description: Apache County Courthouse and Jail
Other Names: none
Address: 70 W. 3rd Street South,  First West and Third South, St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona
Type: government: courthouse and jail
Original Client: Apache County
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1917; dedicated April 2, 1918
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: W.D. Bradly, general supervisor
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories
Budget/Cost: $45,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: native stone
Roofing Materials: tar and gravel
Other Materials Used: galvanized iron architrave
Remodeling and Additions: addition to the West, 1964 by Mel C. Ensign; other additions to East and North

Present Owner: Apache County
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (E-8) 8 sheets, ink-on-linen plans, including side, front and rear elevations, dated February 27, 1917
Location of Documentary Photographs: UTEP Special Collections

Bibliography: 1) St. Johns Herald and Apache News, February 22, 1917 page 2
2)El Paso Herald, February 12, 1917 El Paso Architects Let Big Arizona Public Contracts
3) The Coconino Sun (Flagstaff, Arizona) March 29 Apache County Will Dedicate New Courthouse

Remarks: The plans were delivered by J.P Eisentraut, a representative of the firm Trost & Trost.

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.