Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 83002101
Historic Name MELVIN F. LUSTER HOUSE
Description of Significance THE MELVIN F. LUSTER HOUSE IS A TWO STORY ITALIANATE STYLE BRICK HOUSE IN THE MAYWOOD ADDITION IN NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA CITY. BUILT FOR MARY AND SYDNEY LYONS, THE MOTHER AND STEP-FATHER OF MR. LUSTER, THIS RESIDENCE IS OUTSTANDING FOR ITS ARCHITECTURE IN THIS AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY. SYDNEY LYONS FOUNDED THE EAST INDIA TOILET GOODS AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY, A NATIONALLY NOTABLE COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 6/7/1983.
Current Name SAME
Address 300 QWNE 3RD
City OKLAHOMA CITY
County OKLAHOMA
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function
Current Function
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared
Year Built 1926
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style ITALIANATE
Roof Material TILE
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition
Comments
Restricted N