Carnegie Library, 200 S Sixth Ave

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie built 2,509 public libraries between 1883 and 1929. 1,689 were in the United States. Other countries that benefited were...

Frank H. Hereford House, 216 N Main Ave

Saturday, September 5, 2020

The description of the Hereford is best described by the researcher Janet Steward
The Mansions of Main Street. Janet Ann Stewart
The Journal of...

Second Owl’s Club, 378 Main Ave

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

As many the original Owl’s married after their bachelor days, the remaining bachelors, Merrill P. Freeman, Herbert B. Tenney, and Leo Goldschmidt contracted...

First Owl's Club, 300 N Main Ave

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Owls Club was one of Henry Trost’s fist projects when he arrived in Tucson. It is not known with certainty why Trost choose Tucson to start his early...

Men of Privilege on Main Ave

Monday, August 10, 2020

Students of architectural history in Tucson can enjoy many fine examples of preservation of our local turn-of-the century residential buildings. These...

Santa Rita Hotel

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Santa Rita Hotel 1904 to 2009 Broadway Blvd on the right, South 6th Ave on the left. This is the block demolished for the TEP building.
The history...

The Manning House, 450 W Paseo Redondo

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Henry Trost was the architect of the Manning House and submitted his drawings in 1907. It was to be built among wheat fields not too far east from the...

Scottish Rite Cathedral, 160 S Scott Ave

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The cornerstone of Tucson’s Scottish Rite Cathedral was laid in December 1915 and the building was dedicated only five months later in May of 1916. Henry...

Willard Hotel, 145 S 6th Ave

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Alexander Casey was the primary investor in the Henry Trost designed 42-room 12,000 square foot Mission Revival hotel on 6th Ave and 12th Street. This...

Ronstadt Residence, 607 N Sixth Ave

Monday, July 13, 2020

Henry Trost designed this home for Federico (Fred) and Maria (Lupe) Ronstadt in the year of their marriage, 1904. This was eight years before Arizona...

Introduction to Henry Trost in Tucson

Monday, May 11, 2020

Henry Charles Trost’s Contribution to Tucson Architecture
Henry C. Trost moved to Tucson Arizona in 1899 at the age of 39. He only resided in Tucson...