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

The Martin Building

 
 
The Martin Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
1. The Martin Building Marker
Inscription. This seven-story commercial building was constructed in 1917 by businessmen M. D. Roberts and William Martin Banner, for whom it was named. Designed by the architectural firm of Brauhton and Leibert, it features Chicago style detailing in the use of decorative terra cotta and large windows. Early occupants included the El Paso Electric Railway Company, several doctors, and the El Paso Electric Company, later owner of the building.
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3226.)
 
Location. 31° 45.582′ N, 106° 29.206′ W. Marker is in El Paso, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on North Stanton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 North Stanton Street, El Paso TX 79901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Singer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Cortez (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elite Confectionary (about 400 feet away); The First United States Soldiers to Be Stationed at the Pass of the North (about 400 feet away); Nine of Primitive El Paso's Patriotic Heroes
Martin Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
2. Martin Building Marker
Marker is mounted on the right side of the arch-way entrance.
(about 400 feet away); El Paso's Chinese Community (about 500 feet away); El Paso County (about 500 feet away); Site of United States Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Paso.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Martin Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
3. Martin Building
Click on photo to view terra cotta detail as mentioned in marker text.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on November 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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