Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 4000518
Historic Name DAVENPORT BROADWAY AVENUE BRICK STREET
Description of Significance DAVENPORTS BROADWAY BRICK STREET, PAVED IN 1926, HOLDS SIGNIFICANCE WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT IN DAVENPORT AND LINCOLN COUNTY. THE THOROUGHLY MODERN THOROUGHFARE SYMBOLIZES THE EFFORT OF A SMALL AGRICULTURAL TOWN IN A PROSPEROUS AGRICULTURAL COUNTY TO TAP INTO AND PROFIT FROM A GROWING RELIANCE OF AUTOMOBILE TRANSPORTATION IN THE 1910S AND 1920. THE NOMINATED SECTION STRUCTURE INCLUDES SIX BLOCKS OF BRICK ROADWAY EXTENDING NORTH AND SOUTH THROUGH THE CENTER OF DOWNTOWN DAVENPORT. THE RESOURCE WAS CREATED IN 1926 OF VARIED COLORED, STANDARD-SIZED VITREOUS BRICKS LAID IN RUNNING BOND PATTERN TO FORM A ROADWAY OF WIDTHS VARYING FROM 35.5 TO 72 TO 30 FEET. THE ROADWAY IS FRONTED ON EACH SIDE BY A 5-FOOT-WIDE CONCRETE APRON THAT IS ORIGINAL. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 5/27/2004.
Current Name SAME
Address 1 - 600 BROADWAY STREET
City DAVENPORT
County LINCOLN
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type STRUCTURE
Historic Function TRANSPORTATION: ROAD-RELATED (VEHICULAR)
Current Function TRANSPORTATION: ROAD-RELATED (VEHICULAR)
Area Signficance 1 TRANSPORTATION
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 1 DECEMBER 2003
Year Built 1926
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WOODS, CLARENCE A. - ENGINEER
Architectural Style OTHER: BRICK PAVEMENT
Roof Material N/A
Wall Material N/A
Window Material N/A
Door Material N/A
Decorative Details
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted N