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W.C Davis Residence
Tucson, Arizona


Description: W. C. Davis Residence
Other Names: Parker – Grimshaw Undertaking Co.
Address: 215 North Stone Avenue (and Council Street), Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: domestic: single family house
Original Client: William C. Davis, vice president, Consolidated National Bank
Date: 1901
Condition: demolished

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm:
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories

Wall Materials: brick and shingle
Roofing Materials: gambrel roof
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

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

Bibliography: (1) Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 11
(2) Arizona Daily Citizen, May 29, 1900, page 4
(3) Arizona Daily Star, May 24, 1900 page 1

Remarks: From bibliography item 2: The foundation of W. C. Davis’s new house, at the junction of Stone avenue and Council street, is rapidly nearing completion. This is to be one of the finest houses in southern Arizona.

The style will be gambrel roofed, colonial style with colonial porticos and octagon tower in the corner. Two stories high, the first brick and the second frame. There will be eight rooms in the structure with bathrooms and numerous closets.

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.