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Western New Mexico University – Fleming Hall
Silver City, New Mexico


Description: Fleming Hall, Western New Mexico University
Other Names: Science Hall, New Mexico State Normal School
Address: Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico
Type: education: college classroom and gymnasium building
Original Client: Regents of New Mexico State Normal School
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1916
Condition: extant; in use

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: H. S. Gilbert
Dimensions and Orientation: three stories and basement

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: red brick, plastered
Roofing Materials: unknown
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: now used as classrooms, offices and museum

Present Owner: Western New Mexico University
Location of Drawings: in private hands, Roswell, New Mexico
Location of Documentary Photographs: Fleming Hall

Bibliography: Susan Berry and Sharman Apt Russell, Built to Last; an Architectural History of Silver City, New Mexico (Silver City, New Mexico: Silver City Museum Society, 1986), pages 65, 69 (mentions) and 100, description of building.

Remarks: Renamed in 1927 to honor former Silver City Mayor John W. Fleming. The building was originally a science hall and gymnasium.

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