Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 82003691
Historic Name SEVERS HOTEL
Description of Significance THE SEVERS HOTEL, CONSTRUCTED IN 1912, IS A LOCALLY SIGNIFICANT EXAMPLE OF THE SULLIVANESQUE STYLE SKYSCRAPER AND THE FOCAL POINT OF THE DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL DISTRICT. THIS TEN STORY WITH BASEMENT BUILDING IS CLAD IN BRICK AND HAS ELABORATE TERRA COTTA ACCENTS. DESIGNED BY MARINER AND LA BEAUME OF ST. LOUIS, THE BUILDING HAS A REINFORCED CONCRETE FOUNDATION, COLUMNS, BEAMS, AND SLABS. THE EXTERIOR WALLS ARE 12 INCHES THICK AND COMPOSED OF THREE LAYERS OF DARK RED BRICK. THE CORNICE OF THE BUILDING IS DECORATIVE METAL FOUR FEET HIGH WITH AN OVER-HANG OF THREE FEET. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/12/1982.
Current Name SAME
Address 200 N. STATE
City MUSKOGEE
County MUSKOGEE
Lot 21-30; 51-60
Block 10, ORIGINAL TOWNSITE
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function COMMERCE/TRADE
Current Function COMMERCE/TRADE
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared CA 1982
Year Built 1912
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder MARINER & LABEAUME - ARCHITECTS
Architectural Style SULLIVANESQUE
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material BRICK; TERRA COTTA
Window Material WOOD
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Details SULLIVANESQUE DECORATIVE FEATURES, PROJECTING CORNCE, TERRA COTA ORNAMENTATION ON BOTTOM TWO FLOORS
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N