Tom Lea Residence - Trost Society

Tom Lea Residence

Hotel Paso Del Norte

Tom Lea Residence

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

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

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Type: Domestic
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1915
Address: 1400 Nevada Avenue El Paso Texas
Condition: Extant