Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 95000043
Historic Name CASA GRANDE HOTEL
Description of Significance THIS FOUR STORY, SPANISH ECLECTIC STYLE HOTEL WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1928 UTILIZING THE DESIGN OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY FIRM OF HAWK & PARR. LOCATED ON ROUTE 66, IT IS THE LARGEST HOTEL DIRECTLY ON THE ROUTE BETWEEN OKLAHOMA CITY AND AMARILLO. IT REPRESENTS THE HIGH-WATER MARK OF FIRST-CLASS HOTELS ALONG THE ROUTE. SOON, THIS TYPE OF HOTEL WAS SUPPLANTED BY THE TOURIST COURT AND THE MOTEL. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 2/23/95.
Current Name
Address 103 EAST 3RD STREET
City ELK CITY
County BECKHAM
Lot 9-12
Block 18
Current Section 22
Township 11N
Range 21W
Type BUILDING
Historic Function HOTEL
Current Function MUSEUM/ COMMUNICATION FACILITY
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 6/2/97
Year Built 1928
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder HAWK & PARR, ARCHITECTS
Architectural Style SPANISH ECLECTIC
Roof Material UNCOLLECTED
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material ALUMINUM
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details STEPPED PARAPET / ROUND ARCHED CANOPY
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N