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El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Singer Building

 
 
Singer Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
1. Singer Building Marker
This building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 24,1980.
Inscription. Completed in 1928 for the Singer Company, this Spanish colonial revival style structure was designed by noted El Paso architect Henry Trost. For more than 50 years the ground floor served as Singer's Retail Store, while the second story was occupied by a school for seamstresses. Constructed of reinforced concrete, the building features a corner tower with red tile roof, iron grillwork, and the Singer crest above the eastern upper-story window.
 
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4711.)
 
Location. 31° 45.555′ N, 106° 29.206′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Texas Avenue (State Highway 20), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Texas Avenue, El Paso TX 79901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Martin Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Elite Confectionary (within shouting distance of this marker); Nine of Primitive El Paso's Patriotic Heroes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wesley Hardin (about 400 feet away); Hotel Cortez
Singer Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
2. Singer Building Marker
(about 400 feet away); The First United States Soldiers to Be Stationed at the Pass of the North (about 400 feet away); El Paso's Chinese Community (about 400 feet away); Site of United States Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in El Paso.
 
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Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Singer Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
3. Singer Building
The Singer crest is seen above the windows.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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