Coldwell School - Trost Society

Coldwell School

Hotel Paso Del Norte

Coldwell School

Coldwell School is a stepped Art Deco 2-story structure designed by Trost & Trost and erected in the autumn of 1930. The building stands today in excellent condition, still in use as a school. For more information, please see

Modern photographs taken by Mark Stone on 07/22/2020. Trost & Trost Rendering courtesy of the El Paso Public Library’s Ponsford Collection, marked #425, via the UNT Digital Archives at

— Mark Stone

Additional Details

Other Names: Government Hill School
Type: Education
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1930
Address: 4101 Altura Avenue El Paso, Texas
Condition: Extant