Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number RS100004170
Historic Name CLEARY, JACK AND HELEN, HOUSE
Description of Significance THE RESIDENCE LOCATED AT 13 HILLCREST DRIVE WAS DESIGNED BY JOHN DUNCAN FORSYTH AND BUILT BETWEEN 1926 AND 1927 ON LAND CONVEYED TO THE CLEARY FAMILY BY PROMINENT PONCA CITY OILMAN, E.W. MARLAND. KNOWN LOCALLY AS THE "HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES", THE JOHN AND HELEN CLEARY HOUSE IS ELIGIBLE FOR LISTING IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANCE UNDER CRITERION C AS AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL EXAMPLE OF COLONIAL STYLE ARCHITECTURE DESIGNED BY RENOWNED OKLAHOMA ARCHITECT JOHN DUNCAN FORSYTH. IT WAS LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER ON 30 JANUARY 2020.
Current Name "HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES"
Address 13 HILLCREST DRIVE
City PONCA CITY
County KAY
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Block
Current Section
Township
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Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING, DOMESTIC: SECONDARY STRUCTURE
Current Function DOMESTIC: SINGLE DWELLING, DOMESTIC: SECONDARY STRUCTURE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared NOVEMBER 2019
Year Built 1926-1927
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ARCHITECT: JOHN DUNCAN FORSYTH
Architectural Style COLONIAL REVIVAL
Roof Material ASPHALT SHINGLE
Wall Material WOOD SHAKES, STUCCO
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details PROPERTY INCLUDES A LARGE DWELLING, AN 8-SIDED BRICK GAZEBO, AND A PAVILION.
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments LISTED 01/30/2020.
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