Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 243
Historic Name FEDERAL BUILDING AND U.S. COURTHOUSE
Description of Significance THIS CLASSICAL REVIVAL STYLE FEDERAL BUILDING WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1915. IT SERVED AS A SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND IS ONE OF THE FEW HISTORIC BUILDINGS LEFT IN DOWNTOWN LAWTON. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 3/24/00.
Current Name LAWTON COURTHOUSE
Address 410 SW 5TH STREET
City LAWTON
County COMANCHE
Lot 17-18
Block 49
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function COURTHOUSE
Current Function COURTHOUSE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 GOVERNEMNT/POLITICS
Date Prepared 5/99
Year Built 1915
Original Site
Architect/Builder OSACAR WENDEROTH, ARCHITECT
Architectural Style CLASSICAL REVIVAL
Roof Material METAL
Wall Material BRICK; LIMESTONE
Window Material WOOD
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details RUSTICATED LIMESTONE BASE. FLUTED PILASTERS. ARCADED FIRST FLOOR FENESTRATION
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments PLAN TO REPLACE A DOOR FOR HANDICAP ACCESS
Restricted N