Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 94001083
Historic Name GUTHRIE ARMORY
Description of Significance THE GUTHRIE ARMORY IS THE LARGEST OF THE NINE REMAINING WPA-BUILT PROJECTS IN GUTHRIE. THE ARMORY WAS CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN 1935 AND 1935 AND BROUGHT $47,000 INTO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. THE GUTHRIE ARMORY IS A SINGLE-STORY RECTANGULAR BUILDING WITH A ROUGH CUT SANDSTONE VENEER. THOUGH THE MASSING IS STRONGLY HORIZONTAL, SEVERAL ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS GIVE THE BUILDING A VERTICAL EMPHASIS AND SUGGEST A VERNACULAR ART DECO INFLUENCE: RECESSED STONEWORK INCISIONS IN THE FRONT FACADE, PROJECTING PILASTERS, AND TALL, VERTICAL METAL-FRAMED WINDOWS. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/8/1994.
Current Name GUTHRIE NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY
Address 720 EAST LOGAN
City GUTHRIE
County LOGAN
Lot
Block 13
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
Year Built 1935
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder NOLEN, BRYAN W. - SUPERVISING ARCHITECT; WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION - BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER: WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE: SANDSTONE
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N