East Central University Athletic Field & Stadium - Ada, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 46.306 W 096° 39.565
14S E 714194 N 3850229
Quick Description: Built in the late 1930's by the WPA, this stadium is still in use today.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2016 11:42:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMRZ6T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
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Long Description:
On the far east side of the East Central University campus is a football stadium constructed by the WPA during the period 1936-1941. The stadium is rectangular, 199 ft by 56 ft. and constructed of poured concrete, with an exterior of rusticated and coursed white native stone.

The stadium rises 20 tiers and has a stepped cornice on the back wall. Arched windows are boarded up on the back side. Large arched entrances have been reduced in size with opaque glass, wood and concrete block.

A 254 ft. native stone wall runs from the stadium north.
Documentation of WPA status is from the Oklahoma Historical Society Landmarks Inventory database.
Project type: Other

Date built or created: 1936-1941

Location: East Central Univ. campus

City: Ada, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

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