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  • While walking past the construction gridlock currently occupying San Jacinto Plaza down Alameda Avenue, it is impossible to ignore the Hotel Cortez. The building is undoubtedly one of the most…

  • I’ve been thinking lately about the peculiarity of place. I find its formative nature fascinating and the exploration of its traits rewarding. I’d like to share with you the particular…

  • El Paso’s battle for historic preservation has been fraught with many ups and downs. As citizens of this amazing city we have witnessed many stunning achievements made on this front,…

  • Join us as Dr. Max Grossman, Architectural Historian, leads the tour in the guise of Henry C. Trost! Past meets present as we visit local bars thriving in the Downtown…

  • Temple Mt. Sinai – will be one of most costly religious buildings in the southwest. El Paso Herald November 14, 1914 In January 1915, work began on the new Jewish…

  • A newly discovered Trost home in Kern Place at 1301 Madeline Drive! In 1917, the firm Trost & Trost drew plans for a home for R. D. Richey that was…

  • W.S. Hills Building, erected by Trost & Trost, 1926, 215-219 e. San Antonio Ave. We are pleased to announce that the W.S. Hills Building is under restoration! Designed by Trost…

  • 17-year-old Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) visited El Paso before her wedding to Conrad “Nicki” Hilton, Jr. Lived in penthouse of El Paso’s Hilton (Plaza) Hotel. Elizabeth Taylor visited the Sun City…

  • It’s been a few months since El Paso has seen the topic of demolition and preservation in the news, which is good for both developers and preservationists as they try…