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Vilas School

Hotel Paso Del Norte

Vilas School

Vilas Elementary School is located at 220 Lawton in the Sunset Heights Historic District. Built in 1909, the school opened on January 13th, 1909, and was named after Dr. Walter N. Vilas, a pioneer El Paso physician and member of the school board from 1904 to 1908. At the time of its completion it only had 10 classrooms. One of Henry C. Trost’s most beautiful buildings, it is still in use today by the El Paso Independent School District.

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Text edited by Victor Hurtado

Additional Details

Other Names: Mundy Heights School
Type: Education
Construction Date: Jan 13, 1909
Address: 220 Lawton Ave. El Paso Tx
Condition: Extant