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Washburn Resdence
El Paso, Texas


Description: Washburn residence
Other Names:
Address: 1517 Montana Avenue, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: domestic: single family home
Original Client: D. N. Washburn
Historic Inventory:
Date: ca. 1903-1907
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: faces south; two story Foursquare Budget/Cost:

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: yellow brick
Roofing Materials: composition
Other Materials Used: wood porch pillars; plaster ornament
Remodeling and Additions: has been converted to offices; front porch and sleeping porch have been enclosed

Present Owner: privately owned
Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 175, view from street

Bibliography: Trost & Trost, Architects (El Paso: Trost & Trost, 1907), page 17, (photograph of facade)

Remarks: The ornamental window in the center of the second story is similar to that of the Seeton house in El Paso of about 1909

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