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PONCAN THEATRE

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DESCRIPTION: THE PONCAN THEATRE, COMPLETED IN 1927, WAS DESIGNED BY RENOWNED TULSA ARCHITECT, JOHN DUNCAN FORSYTH AND IS THE BEST EXAMPLE OF SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL STYLE ARCHITECTURE IN PONCA CITY. THE THREE STORY BUILDING IS CLAD IN BRICK WITH A CLAY TILE ROOF. SOME OF ITS SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL DETAILS INCLUDE THE CENTRAL CURVILINEAR GABLE OUTLINED WITH TERRA COTTA ORNAMENTS AND ACCENTED WITH FINIALS. THE BUILDING HAS BEEN SUBSTANTIALLY ALTERED ON THE INTERIOR TO ACCOMMODATE MORE MODERN THEATER FUNCTIONS, BUT THE EXTERIOR RETAINS A HIGH DEGREE OF INTEGRITY. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 11/13/1984.

NR ID Number 84000455

Historic Name

PONCAN THEATRE

Current Name

SAME

Project Name 

Latitude 36.70316
Longitude -97.08322

Address

104 EAST GRAND

City

PONCA CITY

County

KAY

County code

071

Lot

9 - 11

Block

49M, HARTMAN ADDITION
Section 27

Township

26N

Range

2E
Type BUILDING
Historic Function  RECREATION AND CULTURE: THEATER
Current Function RECREATION AND CULTURE: THEATER
Area Significance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 ENTERTAINMENT / RECREATION
Architect / Builder FORSYTH, JOHN DUNCAN, ARCHITECT
Date Prepared  12/1983
Year Built 1927
Original Site  YES
Architectural  Style MISSION / SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL
Roof Material  ASPHALT
Wall Material BRICK/STUCCO
Window Material  METAL
Door Material METAL
Decorative Detail DECORATIVE CONCRETE MOLDINGS
Condition GOOD

 
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