|Address:||12th Street, Sulphur, Oklahoma||County:||Murray|
The old Sulphur City Fire Station is a single-story, rectangular (51′ x 26′) structure constructed of poured concrete materials. The roof, also of concrete, is flat with parapets. There are two garage doors, and singly placed windows have metal encased panes. A frieze on the front, “squareness” of the building, and horizontal and vertical lines give the building a hint of art deco style. Unfortunately cinder block additions to two sides of the building have impaired its architectural integrity •
Type, style, and construction materials make this structure notable. WPA firestations are most unusual; the art deco allusion unique; and the poured concrete walls are distinctive. The building also aided destitute workers by giving them an important job opportunity.
VERBAL BOUNDARY DESCRIPTION: Lot 19, Block 184, Sulphur original plat.