Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 74001664
Historic Name GUTHRIE HISTORIC DISTRICT AND GUTHRIE NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTRICT
Description of Significance ALMOST OVERNIGHT, GUTHRIE BECAME THE MOST IMPORTANT CITY IN WHAT WOULD BECOME THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA. THE GUTHRIE HISTORIC DISTRICT CONSISTS OF A MIXTURE OF COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES DATING TO THE SETTLEMENT AND GROWTH OF THIS COMMUNITY BETWEEN THE LAND RUN OF 1889 AND THE MOVEMENT OF THE STATE CAPITAL TO OKLAHOMA CITY IN 1910. THE DISTRICT INCLUDES COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, PUBLIC BUILDINGS, AND RESIDENTIAL SPACES DATING TO THAT PERIOD. A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT ARCHITECTURAL STYLES ARE REPRESENTED. NOTABLE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES INCLUDE THE CASSIUS M. BARNES HOME AT 411 E NOBLE AND THE FRANK DALE HOME AT 13TH AND CLEVELAND. COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS INCLUDE THE GRAY BUILDING AT THE INTERSECTION OF DIVISION AND OKLAHOMA AND THE VICTOR BLOCK AT FIRST AND HARRISON. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 6/13/1974. THE GUTHRIE NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTRICT IS COMPOSED OF THE COMMERCIAL CORE OF THE CITY OF GUTHRIE. MOSTLY TWO AND THREE STORY COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTED OF RED BRICK AND/OR SANDSTONE CHARACTERIZE THE DISTRICT. THE CONTRIBUTING BUILDINGS WERE CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN THE YEARS 1889 AND 1910. THE DISTRICT ENCOMPASSES FOUR COMPLETE BLOCKS AND PORTIONS OF TEN OTHERS. DESIGNATED AN NHL DISTRICT 1/20/1999.
Current Name HOUSE
Address ROUGHLY BOUNDED BY OKLAHOMA AVENUE ON THE NORTH, BROAD STREET ON THE EAST, HARRISON AVENUE ON THE SOUTH, AND THE RAILROAD TRACKS ON THE WEST; ALSO INCLUDES 301 W. HARRISON AVENUE
City GUTHRIE
County LOGAN
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function DOMESTIC: HOTEL, SINGLE DWELLING; COMMERCE/TRADE: FINANCIAL, SPECIALTY STORE, DEPARTMENT SOTRE; GOVERNMENT: CAPITOL; TRANSPORTATION: RAIL-RELATED
Current Function DOMESTIC: HOTEL; COMMERCE/TRADE: SPECIALTY STORE; GOVERNMENT: COURTHOUSE; RECREATION AND CULTURE: MUSEUM; VACANT/NOT IN USE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared 2/15/2000
Year Built 1889-1910
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder FOUCART, JOSEPH - ARCHITECT; WEATHERS, P.H. - ARCHITECT; MANHATTAN CONSTRUCTION COMAPNY - BUILDER; VANDENBERG, J.H. - BUILDER
Architectural Style ITALIANATE; ROMANESQUE REVIVAL; BEAUX ARTS; CLASSICAL REVIVAL; COMMERCIAL STYLE
Roof Material ASPHALT; METAL
Wall Material BRICK; STONE: SANDSTONE
Window Material WOOD; METAL
Door Material WOOD; METAL
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N