Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 84003347
Historic Name MCCLAIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Description of Significance THE MCCLAIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE WAS DESIGNED BY RENOWNED OKLAHOMA ARCHITECTS HAWK AND PARR AND BUILT IN 1928. THE COURTHOUSE IS A THREE-STORY APPROXIMATELY SQUARE BUILDING CONSTRUCTED OF RED BRICK. IT HAS A PARTIAL ATTIC STORY CONSTRUCTED OF REINFORCED CONCRETE SLABS THAT HOUSES THE JAIL. THE ENTRY ON EACH FACADE IS ORNAMENTED BY FLUTED PILASTERS THAT SUPPORT A STONE CORNICE AND FRIEZE. THE BUILDING HOUSES COUNTY OFFICES AND IS VITAL TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER 8/23/1984.
Current Name SAME
Address COURTHOUSE SQUARE
City PURCELL
County MCCLAIN
Lot 5 - 8
Block III, ORIGINAL TOWN
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function GOVERNMENT: COURTHOUSE
Current Function GOVERNMENT: COURTHOUSE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 POLITICS / GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared CA 1984
Year Built 1928
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder COWEN BROTHERS - BUILDER ; HAWK AND PARR - ARCHITECT
Architectural Style NEOCLASSICAL; RENAISSANCE REVIVAL
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL: ALUMINUM
Door Material METAL: ALUMINUM
Decorative Details INSCRIBED "MCCLAIN COUNTY" ON THE FRIEZE.
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N