Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number RS100005564
Historic Name ALCORN-PICKREL HOUSE
Description of Significance THE ALCORN-PICKREL HOUSE IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES AT THE LOCAL LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANCE UNDER CRITERION C FOR ITS PRAIRIE SCHOOL ARCHITECTURAL STYLE. JOHN S. ALCORN HIRED ELMER BOILLOT TO DESIGN A MODERN HOME. INFLUENCED BY THE PRAIRIE SCHOOL STYLE THAT WAS POPULAR IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY, ESPECIALLY IN THE MIDWEST, BOILLOT DESIGNED A TWO-STORY HOME ON THE LOT. THE HOUSE EXHIBITS ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES COMMON TO THE PRAIRIE SCHOOL STYLE OUTSIDE AND INSIDE. IN THE LITTLE OVER 100 YEARS THAT THE BUILDING HAS EXISTED, VERY LITTLE CHANGES HAVE OCCURRED TO THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR OF THE HOME, THUS THE HOME RETAINS ITS ARCHITECTURAL INTEGRITY. THE PERIOD OF SIGNIFICANCE IS 1918 COVERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE HOUSE, WHICH COINCIDED WITH THE COINCIDED WITH THE OIL BOOM OF PONCA CITY AND OKLAHOMA. LISTED 12/02/2020.
Current Name SAME
Address 200 NORTH 10TH STREET
City PONCA CITY
County KAY
Lot 20
Block 24
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function DOMESTIC/SINGLE DWELLING
Current Function DOMESTIC/SINGLE DWELLING
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared MAY 2019
Year Built 1918
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ELMER BOILLOT
Architectural Style PRAIRIE SCHOOL
Roof Material ASPHALT SHINGLE
Wall Material PAINTED STUCCO
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments LISTED IN THE NRHP ON DECEMBER 2, 2020.
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