CAPLES BUILDING

Office for Sale
Catylist Listing ID: 30598377
Property Subtypes: Mixed Use, Office Building
Building Size (RSF): 55,804 SF
Gross Land Area: 0.24 Acres
Sale Price: See Agent
Property Use Type: Investment, Vacant/Owner-User
Class of Space: Class C
Sale Terms: Undisclosed, Other
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 9/28/2020

Overview / Comments

Become part of El Paso's rich history, this property is located in the heart of Downtown at the corner of Mesa and San Antonio streets, just a couple of blocks away from the County, Federal Court and IRS buildings and a few blocks away from San Jacinto Plaza, Southwest University Park, the Convention Center, The Plaza Theater, museums, office buildings, hotels, restaurants, and bars.

This building is known as the Caples Building designed by Henry C. Trust for Richard Caples, a former mayor of El Paso. This 1909 commercial building was the first reinforced concrete structure in El Paso, The building originally was constructed as a five-story, U-shape building, and in 1915-1916 Trost & Trost was commissioned to design two additional stories.

In the early 1910s, Francisco I. Madero used the top floors of the building as the headquarters for his provisional government and frequent occupants consisted of members of the "junto" such as Alberto Fuentes, Braulio Hernandez, and Francisco "Pancho" Villa.

The fifth floor was leased to the YMCA in 1915, the building was purchased by J.G. McGrady, who leased the basement and the first floor to F. W. Woolworth Company.

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: El Paso
County: El Paso
Taxing Authority: El Paso
Tax ID/APN: M47399902405700
Site Description: Building designed by Henry C. Trust for Richard Caples
Area Description: El Paso Downtown.
Total Number of Buildings: 1
Number of Stories: 7
Year Built: 1909
Construction/Siding: Concrete
Heat Type: Other
Zoning Description: C5 H
Water Service: Municipal
Sewer Type: Municipal
Legal Description: 24 MILLS 80 FT ON SAN ANTONIO X 119.17 ON MESA & ADJ 23.17 FT X 40 FT NWC

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 20,833 63,234 143,132
Median Age: 34.41 35.84 34.26
Households: 7,894 23,300 50,624

Contact

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Sergio Tinajero

KW Commercial
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