St. Joseph’s Academy - Trost Society

St. Joseph’s Academy

Hotel Paso Del Norte

St. Joseph’s Academy

St. Joseph’s Academy was erected in circa 1904, designed by Trost & Trost in what the firm referred to as a New American architectural style. The building, which was the forerunner of El Paso’s Loretto Academy, was demolished during the construction of Interstate 10. For more information, please see

Photograph is a screenshot of page 21 of the 1907 Trost & Trost advertising booklet, accessed at the UNT Digital Archives.

— Mark Stone

Additional Details

Other Names: Convent for the Marie Repatratrix Sisters
Type: Education
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1904
Address: 700-704 North El Paso Street El Paso Texas
Condition: Demolished