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Thurston Residential Remodeling
El Paso, Texas


Description: Thurston residence remodeling
Other Names:
Address: 1112 Baltimore Drive, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: single family house
Original Client: Eugene B. Thurston
Date: circa 1938
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: one story; faces north
Budget/Cost: bartered (see remarks)

Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present owner:
Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:


Remarks: An oil painting of a desert landscape by Eugene Thurston is owned by Trost Family.  They informed the authors in an interview, August, 1991, that the painting had been given to Gustavus by Thurston, in exchange for the design of a remodeling of Thurston’s house. The nature of the remodeling has not been determined by the authors.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1991