Brian Wildenthal Memorial Library - Trost Society

Brian Wildenthal Memorial Library

Hotel Paso Del Norte

Brian Wildenthal Memorial Library

The Sul Ross University Library Building was erected in 1930 and was designed by Trost & Trost. The structure, a Neoclassical with Art Deco features, stands today in excellent condition, still in use as the campus library. For more information, please see

Image of the architectural drawing is courtesy of the El Paso Public Library’s Ponsford Collection, via the UNT Digital Archives. Modern photograph is a Google Earth Street View, accessed 05/28/2021; old photograph is from the University’s library website at

— Mark Stone

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Type: Education
Construction Date: Oct 1, 1930
Address: 400 North Harrison Street, Alpine, TX, USA
Condition: Extant