Phoenix Water Users Building - Trost Society

Phoenix Water Users Building

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Phoenix Water Users Building

The Phoenix Water Users Building was erected in 1911 and designed by renowned Phoenix architect Royal Lescher as an associate of Trost & Trost. The building, in a Spanish Renaissance design, was built concurrently with Trost & Trost’s neighboring YMCA structure. Both buildings were demolished in 1961. For more information, please see

Post Card photograph is courtesy of hippostcards at; Black and White 1930 photograph, with the Water Users Building to the rear and the YMCA in the front, courtesy of the Arizona Memory Project at

— Mark Stone

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Type: Commercial
Construction Date: Jan 1, 1912
Address: Van Buren and Second Avenue, Phoenix, AZ
Condition: Demolished