Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number SG100004174
Historic Name PONCA CITY POWER PLANT
Description of Significance THE PONCA CITY POWER PLANT (ALSO KNOWN AS THE MUNICIPAL LIGHT AND POWER PLANT) IN PONCA CITY, OKLAHOMA IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES UNDER CRITERION A AT THE LOCAL LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANCE FOR ITS ROLE IN COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. FOR MORE THAN SIXTY YEARS, THE MUNICIPAL LIGHT AND POWER PLANT PROVIDED A RELIABLE SOURCE OF ELECTRICAL POWER TO PONCA CITY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. BY MAKING POSSIBLE ALL ASPECTS OF DAILY HOME, WORK, AND SCHOOL LIFE, THE POWER PLANT WAS INTEGRAL TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF PONCA CITY. NATIONAL REGISTER LISTED 15 JULY 2019.
Current Name MUNICIPAL LIGHT AND POWER PLANT
Address 1420 NORTH UNION STREET
City PONCA CITY
County KAY
Lot 23-42
Block 4-5
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function INDUSTRY: ENERGY FACILITY, POWER PLANT
Current Function VACANT/NOT IN USE
Area Signficance 1 COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared AUGUST 2018
Year Built 1927
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder ARCHITECT: WILLIAM R. BROWN; GENERAL CONTRACTOR: DEL WRIGHT
Architectural Style CLASSICAL REVIVAL
Roof Material CONCRETE
Wall Material BRICK W/ CAST STONE ACCENTS
Window Material STEEL
Door Material STEEL
Decorative Details CAST STONE ACCENTS
Condition FAIR
Comments
Restricted