Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 94000491
Historic Name WATONGA ARMORY
Description of Significance BUILT IN 1937 BY THE WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION AS A PART THE STATEWIDE ARMORY CONSTRUCTION INITIATIVE. THE BRICK FACADE IS HIGHLIGHTED BY STONE-CAPPED PILASTERS THAT ECHO THE ART DECO STYLE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 5/20/94.
Current Name WATONGA NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY
Address 301 WEST MAIN
City WATONGA
County BLAINE
Lot 1 -3
Block 68
Current Section 19
Township 16N
Range 11W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function ARMS STORAGE
Current Function ARMS STORAGE
Area Signficance 1 MILITARY
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared JANUARY 15, 1993
Year Built 1937
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder BRYAN W. NOLEN, SUPERVISING ARCHITECT; WPA, BUILDER
Architectural Style ART DECO/WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL; GLASS
Decorative Details SOPHISTICATED AND COMPLICATED DECORATIVE BRICKWORK
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.; WATONGA REPUBLICAN: 6/20/1935, 2/4/1937.
Restricted N