Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 96000374
Historic Name MEEKER TOWN HALL
Description of Significance THE MEEKER TOWN HALL IS HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT AS AN EXAMPLE OF THE WORK UNDERTAKEN BY THE WPA IN LINCOLN COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, AS WELL AS FOR ITS ASSOCIATION WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT DURING ITS USE AS A TOWN HALL. THE BUILDING IS ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT AS AN UNUSUAL EXAMPLE OF THE WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE AS APPLIED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS. THE TOWN HALL IS A SINGLE-STORY RECTANGULAR BUILDING WITH A GABLED ROOF. THE BUILDING HAS A NATIVE SANDSTONE VENEER AND THERE IS A GARAGE ADDITION ON THE NORTH SIDE, CONSTRUCTED OF CINDER BLOCKS. MANY OF THE ORIGINAL DOORS AND WINDOWS HAVE BEEN REMOVED OR OTHERWISE ALTERED. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 4/4/1996.
Current Name SAME
Address 115 N FOWLER ST
City MEEKER
County LINCOLN
Lot 15-16
Block 3
Current Section 20
Township 12N
Range 4E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function GOVERNMENT: CITY HALL
Current Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING
Area Signficance 1 ECONOMICS
Area Significance 2 POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared JULY 1993
Year Built 1935
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION - BUILDER
Architectural Style OTHER: WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material STONE: SANDSTONE
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted N