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Willard High School
Willard, New Mexico


Description:  Willard High School
Other Names:
Address: Willard, Torrance County, New Mexico
Type: educational
Original Client: [local school district]
Date: 1922
Condition: demolished

Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Dodd & Gagner of Albuquerque
Dimensions and Orientation: one story, faced East
Budget/Cost: $30,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 502, Sketch No. 1, front elevation; Ponsford 503, Sketch No. 2, front elevation
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography:  1)El Paso Herald, December 29, 1922, page 16 names contact and budget
2) Casa Grande Dispatch, October 7, 1922 page 3 call for bids

Remarks: The Ponsford elevations are almost identical except for the cornice treatment. The school fell into disuse when students began to be bussed to other schools. For a while it was used as a community center.The foundations remain, but as we were advised that rattlesnakes had been seen in the area recently, we declined to make a close inspection.

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