Catylist ID: #30598377
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|
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.
|Nearest MSA:||El Paso|
|Taxing Authority:||El Paso|
|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|
|Zoning Description:||C5 H|
|Legal Description:||24 MILLS 80 FT ON SAN ANTONIO X 119.17 ON MESA & ADJ 23.17 FT X 40 FT NWC|
|Proximity:||1 mile||3 miles||5 miles|
Sergio TinajeroKW Commercial
Border CIE Member
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