Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 242
Historic Name FEDERAL BUILDING AND U.S. COURTHOUSE
Description of Significance THIS SITE IS AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF FEDERAL ARCHITECTURE FROM THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY. FROM THE START OF CONSTRUCTION IN 1913 TO 1949, THE BUILDING PROVIDED A FEDERAL PRESENCE IN THE TOWN, AS WELL AS MANY FEDERAL SERVICES, INCLUDING POSTAL AND LEGAL
Current Name CARL F. ALBERT FEDERAL BUILDING
Address NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF 3RD AND CARL ALBERT PARKWAY
City MCALESTER
County PITTSBURG
Lot 7 AND WEST 50 FEET OF LOT 8
Block 321
Current Section
Township
Range
Type B SITE
Historic Function 04J GOVERNMENT
Current Function 04J GOVERNMENT
Area Signficance 1 250 POLITICS/GOVERNEMENT
Area Significance 2 030 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared 5/99
Year Built 1913-1914
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WENDERORTH, OSCAR, SUPERVISING ARCHITECT, U.S. DEPARTMENT
Architectural Style 52 CLASSICAL REVIVAL
Roof Material SYNTHETICS
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material ALUMINUM
Door Material ALUMINUM
Decorative Details ARCHED WINDOWS, TWO-STORY LOGGIA WITH FOUR FREE-STANDING COMPOSITE CORINTHIAN COLUMNS AND TWO ENGAGED COMPOSITE COLUMNS.
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N