Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number SG100001073
Historic Name HARRISON SCHOOL
Description of Significance HARRISON SCHOOL, AT 212 WEST BIRCH AVENUE, ENID, GARFIELD COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, IS LOCALLY SIGNIFICANT UNDER CRITERION A IN THE AREA OF EDUCATION AND CRITERION C IN THE AREA OF ARCHITECTURE (FIGURE 01). HARRISON SCHOOL IS SIGNIFICANT AS AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY PRIMARY SCHOOL AS IT EVOLVED TO MEET PROGRESSIVE ERA TENETS IN ENID, OKLAHOMA. CONSTRUCTED IN 1919 TO SERVE THE NEIGHBORHOOD NORTH OF THE ST. LOUIS & SAN FRANCISCO RAILROAD TRACKS, THE TWO-STORY BRICK HARRISON SCHOOL RETAINS EXCELLENT INTEGRITY OF THE FEATURES AND FINISHES THAT COMMUNICATE ITS HISTORIC FUNCTION AS A TOWN GRADE SCHOOL, WHICH REFLECTS PROGRESSIVE ERA DESIGN CONCEPTS FOR THE PHYSICAL PLAN WITHOUT INCORPORATING ALL OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE PROGRESSIVE ERA CURRICULUM.
Current Name
Address 212 WEST BIRCH AVENUE
City ENID
County GARFIELD
Lot 1-12
Block 3
Current Section
Township
Range
Type
Historic Function EDUCATION
Current Function VACANT
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 EDUCATION
Date Prepared 2017
Year Built 1919, 1951
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder SHAW, ROY W.
Architectural Style COLLEGIATE GOTHIC
Roof Material
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Details BRICK WATERTABLE; STONE ENTRY SURROUNDS; STONE DETAILS AT PARAPET
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted