Escontrias School - Trost Society

Escontrias School

Hotel Paso Del Norte

Escontrias School

Escontrias School was erected in 1924 in Socorro, Texas, designed in a Mission Revival style by Trost & Trost. Although the school building has been remodeled, it still bears much of the original Trost design flavor and is in excellent condition today. For more information, including the story of Silvario Escontrias, who donated the land, please see and

Modern photography was taken on 6/10/2007 by El Paso architect Edgar Lopez from his Flickr page and used by express permission, copyright © Edgar Lopez 2007 all rights reserved. Old photograph is courtesy of the El Paso Public Library’s Ponsford Collection, via the University of North Texas (Denton) digital repository.

— Mark Stone

Additional Details

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Type: Education
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1924
Address: 10400 Alameda Avenue, Socorro, TX, USA
Condition: Extant