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1.Property Name BROKEN BOW STADIUM
2.Resource Name BROKEN BOW ATHLETIC FIELD AND STADIUMS
3.Address NORTH SEVENTH AND COSTILOW STREETS
4.City BROKEN BOW
5.Vicinity
6. County McCurtain
7.Lot ALL
8.Block 31
9.Plat Name BROKEN BOW HEIGHTS
10.Section 13
11.Township T6S
12.Range R24E
13a.Latitude (North) 34.03351
13b.Longitude (West) 94.74101
14a.UTM Zone
14b.Northings
14c.Eastings
15.Resource Type Structure
16.Historic Function Sports Facility
17.Current Function Sports Facility
18.Area of significance, Primary ARCHITECTURE
19.Area of significance, Secondary NO DATA
20.Description of Significance THIS PROPERTY IS NR ELIGIBLE AND WARRANTS FURTHER STUDY BECAUSE OF ITS ARCHITECTURE AND ASSOCIATION WITH THE WPA
21.Document Resource OLI
22.Name of the Preparer ANDREW BASHAW
23.Survey Project YES  Project Name: 4 SE OK TOWNS
24.Date of Preparation 3/31/2001
25.Photographs Yes      Year:  1984// 2001
26. Architect/Builder UNCOLLECTED
27. Year Built 1941
28.Original Site Yes  Date Moved: N/A
From Where N/A
29.Accessible Yes
30.Architectural Style OTHER
Other Architectural Style WPA STANDARDIZED STYLE
31.Foundation Material NO DATA
32.Roof Type
33.Roof Material NO DATA
34.Wall Material (Primary) NO DATA
35.Wall Material (Secondary) NO DATA
36.Window Type
37.Window Material NO DATA
38.Door Type
39.Door Material NO DATA
40.Exterior Features PRESS BOX; BLEACHERS; STONE FENCE
41.Interior Features
42.Decorative Details QUARTZ PIECES IN MORTAR
43.Condition of Resource Good (very well maintained)
44.Description of Resource THIS IS THE BROKEN BOW FOOTBALL STADIUM AND TRACK BUILT AS A WPA PROJECT IN 1940S. THE NORTH GRANDSTAND IS BUILT FROM
45.Comments THE ATHLETIC FIELD AT BROKEN BOW IS COMPOSED OF A FOOTBALL GRIDIRON AND A RED CINDER TRACK
46.Placement ON 7TH STREET BETWEEN N. MCCLURE AND PARK DRIVE
47.Listed on National Register Eligible
Continuation: 44. UNCOURSED MORTARED STONE AND CAPPED WITH CONCRETE. THE PRESS BOX ON THE NORTH SIDE IS BUILT OF MATCHING STONE AND HAS FOUR SLIDING WINDOWS AND A SHED ROOF. SURROUNDING AND ENCLOSING THE STADIUM IS A SIMILARLY STYLED STONE FENCE APPROXIMATELY SEVEN FEET HEIGHT. SMALL PIECES OF QUARTZ HAVE BEEN EMBEDDED IN THE MORTAR OF THE WALLS AND GRANDSTAND AS A DECORATIVE DETAIL. THE GRANDSTAND ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE FIELD CONSISTS OF POURED CONCRETE. THE TICKET BOOTH IN THE SOUTH WALL IS ORIGINAL. THE CONCESSION PAVILLION, THOUGH NOT ORIGINAL, DOES CONFORM TO TEH SAME MORTARED-STONE STYLE. ///THE BROKEN BOW ATHLETIC AND STADIUMS HAVE SIGNIFICANCE IN THAT THEY DEMONSTRATE THE BOARD DIMENSIONS OF THE WPA PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAM AND REFLECT HOW THAT AGENCY DEFINED USEFUL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
National Register Entry No Data
Date Updated (mm/dd/yyyy) 11/5/2013 10:20:38 AM