Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number BC100004167
Historic Name ENID DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT (UPDATE AND BOUNDARY INCREASE)
Description of Significance THE ENID DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT (UPDATE AND BOUNDARY INCREASE) IS ELIGIBLE FOR LISTING IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES UNDER CRITERION A FOR ITS ASSOCIATION WITH COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES IN ENID. IT IS ALSO ELIGIBLE UNDER CRITERION C FOR ITS ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE. THE DISTRICT POSSESSES THE MAJORITY OF HISTORIC COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE IN ENID. AS THE CORE OF THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, THIS AREA HAS BEEN THE CENTER OF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN ENID FROM SHORTLY AFTER ITS FOUNDING IN 1893 TO THE PRESENT. MOST CONSTRUCTION IN THE AREA WAS COMPLETED BY 1968, WITH ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY IN THE AREA BEING RENOVATION AND NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION AFTER THAT TIME. THE BUILDINGS IN THE ENID DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT REFLECT THE COMMERCIAL GROWTH OF THIS COMMUNITY; GROWTH SPURRED BY AGRICULTURAL PROSPERITY AND THE DISCOVERY OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS. NATIONAL REGISTER LISTED 15 JULY 2019.
Current Name SAME
Address ROUGHLY BOUNDED BY MAPLE AVENUE, 2ND STREET, CHEROKEE AVENUE, & ADAMS STREET
City ENID
County GARFIELD
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type DISTRICT
Historic Function COMMERCE/TRADE; GOVERNMENT; RECREATION AND CULTURE; SOCIAL; INDUSTRY/PROCESSING/EXTRACTION
Current Function COMMERCE/TRADE; GOVERNMENT; RECREATION AND CULTURE; SOCIAL, INDUSTRY/PROCESSING/EXTRACTION; HEALTH CARE
Area Signficance 1 COMMERCE
Area Significance 2 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared APRIL 2018
Year Built 1900-1968
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ELBERT WHEELER; SIMONS, LOUIS A.; SMITH-DAY; DURA A. SMITH; MCMILLAN AND SHELTON; BASS CONSTRUCTION
Architectural Style 20TH CENTURY COMMERCIAL; MISSION/SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL; MODERN MOVEMENT; CLASSICAL REVIVAL; COLONIAL REVIVAL; ART DECO; ITALIAN RENAISSANCE REVIVAL
Roof Material VARIOUS
Wall Material VARIOUS
Window Material VARIOUS
Door Material VARIOUS
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD-EXCELLENT
Comments AD07001265 - ENID DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION APPROVED 15 JULY 2019. BC100004167 - ENID DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT (BOUNDARY INCREASE) BOUNDARY INCREASE APPROVED 15 JULY 2019.
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