Broadway Tower (Enid, Oklahoma)

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Broadway Tower
Enid Broadway Tower.jpg
Broadway Tower (Enid, Oklahoma) is located in Oklahoma
Broadway Tower (Enid, Oklahoma)
Location 114 E. Broadway St., Enid, Oklahoma
Coordinates 36°23′48″N 97°52′38″W / 36.39667°N 97.87722°W / 36.39667; -97.87722Coordinates: 36°23′48″N 97°52′38″W / 36.39667°N 97.87722°W / 36.39667; -97.87722
Built 1931
Architect Enid & Layton, Hicks & Forsythe; McMillan & Shelton Const. Co.
Architectural style Art Deco
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85002789[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1985

The Broadway Tower, located in the Enid Downtown Historic District in Enid, Oklahoma, was constructed in 1931 by McMillen and Shelton Construction Company. The Broadway Development Company hired George Ernst von Blumenauer of Enid, and the Oklahoma City firm Layton, Hicks, and Forsythe to design the building, in the Art Deco style.

Looking upward from the ground at Enid's Broadway Tower.

In 1943, Mr. Garrison Munger, Sr. purchased the building. It remained in his family's ownership until 1981. It is currently owned by Tower Investment Company and Oklahoma partnership. The building is the tallest in Enid at 14 stories tall. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1985.[1]

After a fire destroyed the original Garfield County Courthouse, the Broadway Tower became a temporary courthouse location from 1932-1936.[2]