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Court House Annex
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Court House annex
Other Names: Court House toilet rooms
Address: Court House grounds, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: government: court house annex
Original Client: Pima County Board of Supervisors
Date: 1899
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Contractors: Q. Monier
Dimensions and Orientation:
Budget/Cost: $900

Wall Materials:
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:

Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: None located

Bibliography: (1) Arizona Weekly Star, Tucson, August 24, 1899, page [4]: Architect Trost has been empowered by the board of supervisors to draw plans and specifications for the construction of a small building on the court house grounds to be used for [sanitary] closets.
(2) Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, August 27, 1899, page [4], report on discussion of Pima County Supervisors with Architect Trost and Q. Monier about problems with repairing toilets in the existing court house and the advantages of erecting a small building and the fitting same up for use as [sanitary] closets.
(3) Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, August 29, 1899, page [4], report on action of the Pima County Board of Supervisors: Upon motion of member Jacobs, duly seconded and all members voting ‘aye,’ it is ordered that Architect Trost be employed to draw up plans and specifications for the construction of [sanitary] closets outside of the court house and to supervise construction of same, if same are constructed, and that he receive for said services, if performed, a sum equal to five percent of the cost of construction.
(4) Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, September 14, 1899, page [4]: The county will pay about $900 for the improvements to the court house in building new toilet rooms. They are certainly needed.

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.