U.S. Post Office and Court House - Ada, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 34° 46.396 W 096° 40.643
14S E 712546 N 3850357
Quick Description: This beautiful stone block building is still in use today as a post office.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2017 12:26:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMXBJ5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
The United States Post Office and Courthouse is located at 131 E. 12th Street and was constructed in 1933 with Treasury Department funding. This is a two- and three-story plus basement stone block building which faces north on 12th Street. Eight steps lead up to the double-door entrance. Block side walls with lanterns flank this staircase. The basement level is partially above ground, with no windows.

There are three bays, with the end bays projected from the center, and three stories in height. These end bays have multi-paned casement windows with designs engraved on the 3rd floor fascia. The center bay is wider and has five two-story window units separated by block pilasters. The casement windows on the second floor have ironwork decorations. Beneath the second floor windows are iron plates engraved with eagles.

The interior is beautiful, with terrazzo floors and wainscoting, with a beautiful curved terrazzo staircase leading to the second floor. The building is in excellent condition and still operated as a post office.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1933-1934

City: Ada, OK

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

Website for additional information: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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