Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 94000280
Historic Name HEALDTON ARMORY
Description of Significance CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN 1935 & 1936 BY THE WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION, THE HEALDTON ARMORY IS AN EXCELELNT EXAMPLE OF A UTILITATIAN DESIGN CONSTRUCTED OUT OF RED BRICK AND LIMESTONE. IT FEATURES A PROMINENT ENTRY WITH A STONE PEDIMENT AND PARAPET, A HEAVY CONCRETE FOUNDATION, AND STEEL CASEMENT WINDOWS. IT WAS CONSTRUCTED AS A PART OF THE STATEWIDE ARMORY PROJECT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE WPA. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 4/7/94.
Current Name HEALDTON NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY
Address CORNER OF FOURTH AND FRANKLIN STREETS
City HEALDTON
County CARTER
Lot 7 -12
Block 49
Current Section 2
Township 4S
Range 3W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function ARMS STORAGE
Current Function ARMS STORAGE
Area Signficance 1 ECONOMICS
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared MARCH 1, 1993
Year Built 1936
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder BRYAN W. NOLEN, SUPERVISING ARCHITECT; WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION, BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER (WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE)
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL; GLASS
Decorative Details ELABORATE DOOR SURROUND IN THE NORTH FAÇADE. CONSISTS OF MARKEDLY STEPPED AND CASTELATED PARAPET BUTTRESSED BY MASSIVE PIERS AND WING WALLS THAT ENFRAME THE SEGMENTAL-ARCHED ENTRY. CAST CONCRETE DECORATIVE ELEMENTS
Condition GOOD
Comments 20 DOCUMENTATION SOURCES (CON'T): "INDEX TO REFERENCE CARDS FOR THE WPA FILES, 1935 - 1942.", WPA, 1942, MICRO T-935, REEL 54.
Restricted N