Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 84003004
Historic Name OLD SCIENCE BUILDING
Description of Significance THE OLD SCIENCE BUILDING IS A THREE-STORY NEOCLASSICAL STYLE BUILDING ON THE CAMPUS OF SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY IN WEATHERFORD. BUILT IN 1909, THE SCIENCE BUILDING IS ONE OF THE OLDEST EXTANT BUILDINGS ON CAMPUS. ITS OUTSTANDING FEATURE IS A PORTICO WITH A TRIANGULAR PEDIMENT, SUPPORTED BY SIX, FIFTY FOOT IONIC COLUMNS ON THE FRONT ELEVATION. AT ONE TIME, THE BUILDING HOUSED AS MANY AS SIXTEEN DIFFERENT ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING SCIENCE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 2/23/1984.
Current Name SAME
Address STATE STREET AND COLLEGE AVENUE
City WEATHERFORD
County CUSTER
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function EDUCATION
Current Function EDUCATION
Area Signficance 1 EDUCATION
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared NOVEMBER 1983
Year Built 1909
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder SUDHOELTER, CHARLES H.
Architectural Style NEOCLASSICAL
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL: ALUMINUM
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N