Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 1000950
Historic Name OKLAHOMA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN HISTORIC DISTRICT
Description of Significance THE OKLAHOMA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN IS THE HISTORIC STATE-SUPPORTED WOMENS COLLEGE LOCATED IN CHICKASHA. THE CAMPUS ORIGINATED IN 1911 WITH THE OPENING OF THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, NOW KNOWN AS TROUT HALL. OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT 40 YEARS, AN ADDITIONAL FIFTEEN BUILDINGS WERE CONSTRUCTED, WITH FOUR BUILDINGS BEING CONSTRUCTED SINCE 1951. IN ADDITION TO TWENTY BUILDINGS, THE DISTRICT ALSO CONTAINS SIX OBJECTS AND TWO STRUCTURES, INCLUDING GATES, BENCHES, AND A FOOT BRIDGE. THE BUILDINGS WITHIN THIS DISTRICT ARE EXCELLENT EXAMPLES OF VARIOUS ARCHITECTURAL STYLES DESIGNED BY SOME OF OKLAHOMAS MOST NOTED ARCHITECTS FOR A SCHOOL THAT IS UNIQUE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATES EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/9/2001.
Current Name OKLAHOMA COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS; UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA
Address ROUGHLY BOUNDED BY GRAND AVENUE, 19TH STREE, ALABAMA AVENUE, AND ALLEY WEST OF 15TH STREET
City CHICKASHA
County GRADY
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function EDUCATION: COLLEGE
Current Function EDUCATION: COLLEGE
Area Signficance 1 EDUCATION
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared 2001/2007
Year Built
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder SMITH AND PARR; LAYTON, S.A. AND S. WEMYSS-SMITH; LAYTON, SMITH, AND FORSYTH; LAYTON, HICKS, AND FORSYTH; FORSYTH, JOHN DUNCAN; HARRIS, PAUL; NOFSTGER AND LAWRENCE; BRUER AND CAVIN; UNKNOWN
Architectural Style CLASSICAL REVIVAL; MISSION/SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL; OTHER: CONTEMPORARY STYLE
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material WOOD; METAL
Door Material WOOD; METAL
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N