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Teacher Cottage and Infirmary Blind Institute
Alamogordo, New Mexico

Description: Teachers Cottage and Infirmary
Other Names:
Address: New Mexico Blind Institute, Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico
Type: educational: residence and infirmary
Original Client: State of New Mexico
Historic Inventory: Registered Cultural Property of the State of New Mexico, Site No. 1473; Added to the National Register in 1987 #88001564
Date: 1918
Condition: extant, in use as a museum

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: 74 feet 8 inches x 35 feet 6 inches

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: red brick
Roofing Materials: Spanish tile
Other Materials Used: wood eaves; metal casement windows
Remodeling and Additions: front porch enclosed with glass, 1941

Present Owner: State of New Mexico
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: (J-7) 10 sheets, ink on linen, Commission 2431, dated February 12, 1918
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library, Ponsfords 320

Bibliography: Report of the Board of Regents and Officers of the New Mexico Institute for the Blind for The Biennial Period Ending November 30, 1922 (Alamogordo, New Mexico: no imprint, 1922), illustrated page 9

Remarks: See also NMALAME.001-NMALAME.009

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.