The Tom Lea home is an “Arid America” Craftsman Foursquare, built in 1915 for the Mayor of El Paso. Designed by Trost & Trost, the home stands today in great condition as a classic example of H.C. Trost’s Arid America variant of the Arts & Crafts Movement. For more information, please see https://www.facebook.com/TrostSociety/posts/2171558812962173
Old photograph is courtesy of the El Paso Public Library’s Ponsford Collection, via the UNT Digital Archives. Modern pictures are Google Earth Street Views accessed 2020.
— Mark Stone
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1915
Address: 1400 Nevada Avenue El Paso Texas