J. Ernesto Licon
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Mr. Licón, brings to the firm over thirty seven (37) years of experience in architectural design, project management, bidding and construction.  He has experience in working with multiple commercial facilities throughout El Paso.  Mr. Licon has also been instrumental in the design and construction in several projects for the El Paso, Ysleta, Socorro and Clint School Districts.  He was Project Architect for the design and construction of Western Hills Elementary School and a New Elementary School for EPISD (General Colin L. Powell Elementary at Ft. Bliss) and Logan Elementary School at Ft. Bliss. Mr. Licon has managed several projects for the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Other projects include New Planet Fitness Gym Facilities throughout the City of El Paso. He recently completed a New Center for Integrative Cancer Medicine on El Paso’s west side.  Mr. Licon has been with the firm for Twenty years, from its inception.  His city of residence is El Paso, Texas. 


  1. Bachelor of Architecture – University of Houston, 1981


  1. Registered Architect - State of Texas No. 14726
  2. Member of The American Institute of Architects




              (Lhakhang Bhutan Shrine; New Biochemistry Laboratory;
                 New Kinesiology Gymnasium)

  • New Logan Elementary Reconstruction-EPISD
  • New General Colin Powell Elementary School at Ft. Bliss-EPISD
  • Western Hills Elementary Reconstruction-EPISD
  • New Kitchen for Early College High School - EPISD
  • 10 Classroom Addition at Dr. Sue Shook Elementary-EPISD
  • 10 Classroom Addition at Mitzi Bond Elementary-EPISD
  • Classroom Addition at Bond Elementary School-EPISD
  • Classroom Addition at Sue Shook Elementary-SISD
  • TDLR Bldg. Inspections/Corrections-various campuses-YISD
  • New Classroom Re-Roofing - UTEP
  • A.D.A. Compliance Phase I 1999 Miscellaneous Projects EPISD
  • A.D.A. Compliance Phase II 2000 Miscellaneous Projects EPISD
  • New Therapy Pool for El Paso I.S.D.


  • Remodel Generator Shop Building at White Sands Missile Range
  • Repair Simulator Facility Bldg.513 at Holloman Air force Base
  • Reconstruction of Irving Schwartz Branch Library -CITY OF EL PASO
  • Queen of Angels feasibility study-HACEP
  • Mundy Heights Townhomes – HACEP
  • Sunset Heights Single Family Unit – HACEP
  • Playground Installation at Eleven Parks for the City of El Paso
  • Design of the Ysleta Branch Library
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool for Shawver Park
  • Indoor Swimming Pool for Marty Robbins Park


  • Remodel & Addition for Planet Fitness Gym at 1505 Zaragoza, El Paso, TX
  • Hyundai of El Paso–Addition and Remodel, Oscar Leeser, Owner
  • New Planet Fitness Gymnasium Facility-US Highway 54, El Paso
  • New Planet Fitness Gymnasium Facility-Resler/Belvedere St, El Paso, TX - Joseph Bencomo, Owner
  • New Planet Fitness Gymnasium Facility at Joe Battle, El Paso TX- Joseph Bencomo, Owner
  • New Planet Fitness Gymnasium Facility at Zaragoza Rd.- Joseph Bencomo, Owner
  • Improvements to Existing Planet Fitness Gymnasium at North Mesa St., El Paso, TX - Joseph Bencomo, Owner
  • Construction Administration Services for a New Planet Fitness Gym Facility - Las Cruces, N.M.
  • New Building-Livestock Assoc. of Chih., Sta. Teresa, N.M.
  • 13,000 S.F. Office/ Showroom for H.B. Electronics
  • 6,000 S.F. Office Building for LAW Developers
  • 10,000 S.F. Office Building for Labelle Industrial
  • New Building -Thirsty’s Bar


  • Remodel at Green Family Dental Clinic-Dr.Greenhalgh
  • Interior Remodel at New Pediatrics Children’s Heart Center
  • New Center for Integrative Cancer Medicine-Dr.Gomez / NELCO
  • 30,000 S.F. Medical Office Building for LAW Developers
  • Trawood Medical Center
  • Remodel at Dr. Novick Orthodontic Clinic


  • 110,000 S.F. Remodeling to Baldwin Building Ph.I -Delphi
  • 200,000 S.F. Mexico Technical Center I –Delphi
  • 200,000 S.F. Mexico Technical Center II – Delphi
  • 55,000 S.F. New Office Building for ACER
  • 50,000 S.F. New Design Center for Valeo


  • New Religious Classroom Building Phase I-Latin American Council of Christian Churches
  • New Maryam Islamic Center-Houston TX
  • New Building Improvements to Centro Vida Ministries, Inc.
  • New Classroom Building for Cristo Rey Catholic Church
  • Jesus Chapel Master Plan
  • New Vista Del Sol Baptist Church
  • Cielo Vista Baptist Church Addition
  • Word of Life Church Addition