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Stevens Apartments Remodeled
El Paso, Texas


Description: Stevens Apartments
Other Names:
Address: Yandell and Piedras (Five Points) El Paso, Texas
Type: domestic: apartments
Original Client: Mrs. Richard B. Stevens
Historic Inventory:
Date:  1928 -29
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Ponsford & Sons
Dimensions and Orientation: two story building
Budget/Cost: $50,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: stucco
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: only the second story was remodeled into apartments

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)El Paso Herald, December 1928 page 9
(2) El Paso Herald, January 4, 1929 page 6 ‘New and Exclusive Apartment House for Five Points’

Remarks: The build at Yandell and Piedras has the name of Stevens at the top. Did Trost design the original building before the remodel  is not known.

The building was to have a spacious sun parlor and reading rooms. The finishing were to be set in sunset tones. Large and small apartments with comfortable lounges and disappearing twin beds.

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