Fort Bliss, 7th Cavalry Mess Hall & Kitchen, U.S. Army Air Defence Artillery Center & Fort Blis, El Paso, El Paso County, TX
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U.S. Army Air Defence Artillery Center & Fort Blis, El Paso, TX
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS TX-3339-A
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1944 subsequent work
Significance: This former 7th Cavalry Mess Hall was part of a large enlisted men's cantonment, most of which were demolished in 1934-1935. It was directly associated with the adjacent barrack (Building No. 448). It was designed by War Department Construction Architects during World War I.
Blauvelt, Maj. L. D.
Field, Capt. Harvey R.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. VIEW OF WEST RIGHT SIDE, BUILDING 440
2. SOUTH VIEW, RIGHT SIDE AND REAR, BUILDING 440
3. VIEW OF NORTHEAST LEFT SIDE, BUILDING 440
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