Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 88001409
Historic Name IDABEL ARMORY
Description of Significance THE ARMORY IN IDABEL WAS A 1936 PROJECT OF THE WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION. BUILT IN THE TYPICAL WPA STYLE, THE IDABEL ARMORY IS A SINGLE-STORY RECTANGULAR BUILDING WITH A CENTRAL BLOCK AND TWO WINGS. IT IS CONSTRUCTED OF UNTOOLED NATIVE SANDSTONE WITH RANDOM RUBBLE MASONRY. THE TWO WINGS HAVE A FLAT ROOF, WITH THE CENTRAL BLOCK HAVING AN ARCHED ROOF. PARAPETS, PILASTERS, AND STEPPED ROCK WORK ON THE CORNERS PROVIDE DECORATIVE ACCENTS. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/8/1988.
Current Name SAME
Address WASHINGTON & SE AVENUE F STREET
City IDABEL
County MCCURTAIN
Lot 1-4
Block 7, WHITEMAN ADDITION
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DEFENSE: ARMS STORAGE
Current Function DEFENSE: ARMS STORAGE
Area Signficance 1 MILITARY
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared CA 1988
Year Built 1936
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION - BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER: WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material STONE: SANDSTONE
Window Material METAL
Door Material UNCOLLECTED
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N