Storied Structure Helps Occupants Create Better Future

Lincoln Teen Center Director Justice Rheaume opened Standifer Apartments in Elk City for 18-to-25-year-olds in August 2023. By Landry Brewer — An old Elk City building has a new purpose. In its nearly 100 years, the Standifer Building on the southeast corner of Seventh & Randall has served scores of people spanning several ages and stages and conditions of life. According to a 2002 article in The Oklahoman, Etta Musick built it as a hospital for Dr. John Echols Standifer in 1927. The Western Oklahoma Historical Society’s “Elk City: Rising from the Prairie” says that Dr. Standifer practiced medicine there…

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