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1.Property Name NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY
2.Resource Name NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY
3.Address NE 36TH AND M. L. KING
4.City OKLAHOMA CITY
5.Vicinity
6. County Oklahoma
7.Lot
8.Block
9.Plat Name
10.Section SW 13
11.Township 12 N
12.Range 2 W
13a.Latitude (North) 0
13b.Longitude (West) 0
14a.UTM Zone
14b.Northings
14c.Eastings
15.Resource Type Building
16.Historic Function Military Facility
17.Current Function Museum
18.Area of significance, Primary NO DATA
19.Area of significance, Secondary NO DATA
20.Description of Significance WAS ORIGINALLY CONSTRUCTED AS AN OFFICER&#39S CLUB, BUT ELEGANCE OF THE STRUCTURE CAUSED THAT USE TO BE ROUNDLY CRITICIZED. DUE TO SIGNIFICANT ALTERATIONS, INCLUDING TWO ADDITIONS, THE PROPERTY IS NOT ELIGIBILE FOR THE NRHP.
21.Document Resource SEE NARRATIVE AND LETTER FROM GENERAL DAUGHERTY.
22.Name of the Preparer W. DAVID BAIRD
23.Survey Project Yes  Project Name: WPA SURVEY, III
24.Date of Preparation JULY 28, 1987
25.Photographs Yes      Year:  JULY 13, 1987
26. Architect/Builder WPA APPROPRIATION: $45,000
27. Year Built 1936
28.Original Site Yes  Date Moved:
From Where
29.Accessible Yes
30.Architectural Style No Data
Other Architectural Style Not Applicable
31.Foundation Material CONCRETE
32.Roof Type GABLED
33.Roof Material WOOD
34.Wall Material (Primary) STONE
35.Wall Material (Secondary) NO DATA
36.Window Type
37.Window Material METAL
38.Door Type DOUBLE
39.Door Material WOOD
40.Exterior Features SOME OF THE ELONGATED WINDOW OPENINGS HAVE BEEN FILLED IN WIGH WOOD INSERS; SMALL ADDITION ON NORTHWEST; LARGE ADDITIONS TO THE SOUTH, TOTALLY COVERING THE REAR SIDE.
41.Interior Features
42.Decorative Details MASONRY INSETS ON FRONT FACADE (GABLE); RUSTICATED STONE; EXCELLENT MASONRY.
43.Condition of Resource Excellent (perfectly maintained)
44.Description of Resource
45.Comments THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL BUILDING, NOW THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE 45TH INFANTRY DIVISION MUSEUM. THE HIGH GABLES MAKE IT PARTICULARLY NOTABLE. IN ALL, IT IS WHOOLY UNUSUAL FOR A WPA CONSTRUCTED ARMORY.
46.Placement
47.Listed on National Register No
Continuation:
National Register Entry No Data
Date Updated (mm/dd/yyyy) 8/5/2010 12:00:00 AM
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