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State Capitol Company Building, 301 West Harrison Avenue, Guthrie, Logan County, OK

State Capitol Company Building, 301 West Harrison Avenue, Guthrie, Logan County, OK

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This turn of the century structure is a very fine example of functional industrial architecture of the period. Designed by an architect of local prominence to meet the very specific needs of a newspaper, it housed what is considered to have been the most important and influential publishing house of Territorial Oklahoma. It is further an integral part of the physical commercial image of Guthrie as Capital City, and is both paradigmatic in its use of materials, style, and conception of commercial space, and unique in being designed for a specific function, as opposed to the speculative nature of building which was the rule in Guthrie at the time.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-20, FN-21, FN-22, FN-23, FN-24, FN-25
Survey number: HABS OK-17
Building/structure dates: ca. 1902 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Foucart, Joseph
Villeroy
Greer, Frank Hilton
Smith, Julian, field team
Haggard, John C, project manager
Barrett, William E, photographer
Hnedak, John D, historian
Gryb, Barry R, delineator
Robbins, John, delineator
Takenaka, Howard M, delineator
Klein, William B, delineator
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Location

Guthrie (Okla.)35.87696, -97.42758
Google Map of 35.876961, -97.4275837
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