Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 9000686
Historic Name JEWEL THEATER
Description of Significance THE JEWEL THEATER PLAYED A SIGNIFICANT PART IN THE SOCIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE PEOPLE IN OKLAHOMA CITY. THEATERS WERE NOT ONLY FOR MOVIE VIEWING BUT ALSO FOR LIVE PLAYS AND CONCERTS. ALTHOUGH NOT THE MOST OPULENT EXAMPLE OF MOVIE THEATER ARCHITECTURE, THE JEWEL THEATER IS THE ONLY EXTANT HISTORICALLY BLACK THEATER IN OKLAHOMA CITY.
Current Name
Address 904 NORTHEAST 4TH STREET
City OKLAHOMA CITY
County OKLAHOMA
Lot 2
Block 5
Current Section 34
Township 12N
Range 3W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function RECREATION AND CULTURE: THEATER
Current Function RECREATION AND CULTURE: THEATER
Area Signficance 1 ENTERTAINMENT/RECREATION
Area Significance 2 ETHNIC HERITAGE
Date Prepared SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
Year Built 1931
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder P.H. AND HETHYEL JAMES
Architectural Style ART DECO
Roof Material METAL
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material
Door Material
Decorative Details NEON SIGN ON FACADE
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N