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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Residence #4
Structure Number:
MH-4
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Residence #1
2. 
Chief Ranger Office
Park:
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Arizona
Structure County:
Yavapai
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Southwest
Administrative Unit:
Montezuma Castle National Monument
LCS ID:
006586
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
07/13/1994
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
Determined eligible by Arizona State Historic Preservation Office on July 13, 1994 due to National Register Criterion C. Designed in the NPS Rustic Style by Cecil Doty and Ray Carter under Thomas C. Vint. Constructed by the W.T. Williams Company as a PWA project.
Long Significance Description:
Residence #4 of Montezuma Castle National Monument was determined eligible for the National Register by Arizona State Historic Preservation Office at a local level, on July 13, 1994. This is due to National Register Criterion C for distinctive characteristics of a type, period and method of construction.

This building was designed by Cecil Doty and Ray Carter of the NPS Branch of Plans and Design, which, under the direction of Thomas C. Vint, was responsible for the promotion of Rustic architecture in both state and national parks. This structure was built in the Pueblo variation of the National Park Service Rustic style. It was constructed by the W.T. Williams Company as a Pubic Works Administration project.

Construction by National Park Service using funds provided by the Public Works Administration under Public Works Project O.D. 752-05-184. Designed by NPS Branch of Plans and Design, December 1, 1938, Cecil J. Doty. (2007)
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Designed
1938
AD
1938
AD
Doty, Cecil J.
Architect
2. 
Designed
1938
AD
1938
AD
NPS Branch of Plans and Design
Architect
3. 
Built
1939
AD
1939
AD
PWA
Other
4. 
Built
1939
AD
1939
AD
NPS
Other
5. 
Stabilized
1983
AD
1983
AD
NPS
Other
6. 
Stabilized
1986
AD
1986
AD
NPS
Other
7. 
Altered
1990
AD
1990
AD
NPS
Other
8. 
Altered
1992
AD
1992
AD
NPS
Other
9. 
Stabilized
1993
AD
1993
AD
NPS
Other
10. 
Altered
1998
AD
1998
AD
NPS
Other
11. 
Altered
1999
AD
1999
AD
NPS
Other
12. 
Stabilized
2000
AD
2000
AD
NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Single Family Dwelling
Primary Current Use:
Government Office
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Building
Volume:
2,000 - 20,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
1048
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Foundation
Concrete
2. 
Roof
Asphalt
3. 
Walls
Adobe
Short Physical Description:
One story, Pueblo style 5-room house of adobe construction with stucco coat with an L-shaped footprint. Features: original hardware, steel casement windows, folding glass doors, flagstone porch areas. Vigas cut flush with walls except under overhang.
Long Physical Description:
Residence #4 is an L-shaped, one-story Pueblo style house of adobe construction with stucco coat on a concrete foundation. The structure contains two rooms in addition to a kitchen, living room and bath.

There is a stone masonry patio on the southwest side and a porch on the northeast side. Posts supporting the porch roofs have decorative bracket capitals. There are wood lintels above all the doors and steel casement windows. All windows are stock “Residence Casements” with steel sash, glazed – sash numbering from Standard Units, Truscon Co.

Walls are adobe finished with stucco and have parapets and canales. The vigas have been cut flush with the walls except for under the overhang. There are low retaining walls with three rough cut limestone steps to provide access from the road, as well as four-foot high garden walls.

The building retains a high degree of integrity. All original windows, doors and hardware have been retained.