Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 2000972
Historic Name SAYRE DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT
Description of Significance THE SAYRE DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL DSITRICT REFLECTS THE GROWTH AND IMPORTANCE OF COMMERCE IN CENTRAL BECKHAM COUNTY FROM 1903 TO 1952. SAYRE IS THE COUNTY SEAT AND A RAIL STOP ON THE ROCK ISLAND LINE, HELPING IT DEVELOPE AS A COMMERCIAL CENTER. COMMERCE WAS BOOSTED BY THE ROUTING OF US HIGHWAY 66 THROUGH TOWN IN 1926. THE COLLECTION OF BUILDINGS IN THE DISTRICT REFLECTS THE CHANGING STYLES FROM 1903 TO THE 1950S. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 12/09/02
Current Name
Address 100 BLOCKS OF EAST AND WEST MAIN, 100 BLOCK OF NORTH 4TH
City SAYRE
County BECKHAM
Lot 1-6; 13-24; 13-16; 1-18; 1-12
Block 48; 49; 50; 60; 61
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function COMMERCE
Current Function COMMERCE
Area Significance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared MAY, 2002
Year Built 1903 - 1950
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder
Architectural Style COMMERCIAL STYLE; CLASSICAL REVIVAL; LATE VICTORIAN COMMERCIAL
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK; STUCCO
Window Material METAL; WOOD
Door Material METAL; WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition
Comments
Restricted N