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University of Texas at El Paso – Worrell Hall
El Paso, Texas

Description: Worrell Hall, University of Texas at El Paso
Other Names: Men’s Dormitory
Address: El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: educational: college, later university
Original Client:
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1935-1937
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: three stories; faces east; foundation has inside dimensions of 85 feet x 34 feet, 8 inches; walls batter inward 7 inches per ten feet

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: plaster, over brick, stone and concrete
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used: exposed brick and glazed tile trim
Remodeling and Additions: Addition made in 1965.

Present Owner: Board of Regents, University of Texas
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library, O-3, 6 ink on linen plans dated December 26, 1935, front, side and rear elevations, plus 4 sheets of common features with the Women’s Dormitory (Benedict Hall) [TXELPAE.014]
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) The 1939 Flowsheet; Annual Publication of Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy (El Paso: 1939), page 10 (detail of entrance)
(2) Nancy Hamilton, UTEP: a Pictorial History of the University of Texasat El Paso (El Paso: Texas Western Press, the University of Texas at El Paso; Norfolk: The Donning Company, 1988), page 93 (general view)

Remarks: Commission 2898 (commission was for two dormitory 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