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The Dieter Building
El Paso, Texas

Description: The Dieter Building
Address: southeast corner of Mills Avenue and North Mesa Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: office building
Original Client:
Date: ca. 1913
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: rectangular; first floor retail space with mezzanine; an eight story tower

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: probably exposed reinforced concrete
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials: probably art stone or terra cotta ornament on two uppermost floor and parapet

Location of Drawings: Arizona State University, Luhrs Collection, photograph of rendering of perspective view.


Remarks: This building was designed for the site eventually occupied by Trost & Trost’s Commercial National Bank Building of 1914-1915 (TXELPAC.005).
Photographs in the Luhrs Collection are from the files of George N. Luhrs, client for the Luhrs Tower and Luhrs (office) Building in Phoenix, Arizona, and it is presumed they were sent to him as proposals for these buildings.

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