Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 94001608
Historic Name HOTEL VINITA
Description of Significance CONSTRUCTED IN 1930, THE HOTEL VINITA IS LOCATED ON THE NEW FEDERAL HIGHWAY 66 IN DOWNTOWN VINITA. UNLIKE OLDER HOTELS, IT WAS NOT LOCATED NEAR THE RAILROAD; INSTEAD IT CATERED TO THE NEW TRAVELING MEN OF THE AUTOMOBILE AGE. ITS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN REFLECTS SPANISH COLONIAL AND BAROQUE MOTIFS. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 2/9/95.
Current Name SAME
Address CORNER OF CANADIAN AND WILSON
City VINITA
County CRAIG
Lot 1-2
Block 71
Current Section N/A
Township N/A
Range N/A
Type BUILDING
Historic Function HOTEL
Current Function BUSINESS
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 COMMERCE
Date Prepared 1992
Year Built 1928
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style SPANISH ECLECTIC
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details FULL-LENGTH, FULL STORY WINDOWS WITH ARCHES; ORNATE DOOR AND WINDOW SURROUNDS WITH SOLOMONIC COLUMNS; A MOLDED CORNICE, AND A PENT ROOF OF CLAY TILE, WHICH EXTENDS THE LENGTH OF THE PARAPET ABOVE THE CENTRAL BAY.
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN A HIGH DEGREE OF ARCHITECTURAL INTEGRITY. LISTED ON NATIONAL REGISTER 2/9/95
Restricted N