El Paso in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Henry C. Trost
Erected 2003 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13150.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 31° 46.443′ N, 106° 26.576′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker can be reached from Alameda Avenue (State Highway 20) north of North Washington Street. The marker is located graveside, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4301 Alameda Avenue, El Paso TX 79905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victoriano Huerta (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Urbici Soler (about 300 feet away); Site of Camp Concordia and Fort Bliss (about 800 feet away); The Mormon Plot in Concordia Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); John Wesley Hardin (approx. half a mile away); Concordia Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Bliss Buffalo Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chamizal National Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
More about this marker. The Texas Historical Commission has a type of marker specifically for cemeteries. They are mounted flush to the ground on a concrete base for the existing gravestone.
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1. Henry C. Trost Historical Organization -- Architects & Engineers, El Paso, Texas. "He was one who let himself be known by his works, rather than his words, one who made a valid and lasting contribution to the development of this great region. His was a life of purpose and achievement, and he leaves the Southwest richer for his having lived and worked in it." -- El Paso Times 1933 (Submitted on August 31, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Trost, Henry Charles | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association(Submitted on August 31, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Henry Trost's Architectural Legacy Lives On 20 (2001) - Borderlands - Library Research Guides. El Paso High School, Loretto Academy, Hotel Paso del Norte, Bassett Tower, Mills Building, La Tuna Federal Correctional Institute, schools, skyscrapers, prisons. Architect Henry C. Trost designed them all, in addition to hundreds of private residences, putting his own imprint on El Paso. Many of his buildings are still in use and they are still pleasing to the eye. (Submitted on August 31, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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