The Ozark Bathhouse was one of the last of the large bathhouses built on Bathhouse Row. The two-story building is a five-part composition with a recessed central portion between two square towers and end wings; it is finished in stucco and has a red tile roof. Its design is basically Spanish Colonial Revival, though with a more plain character than the Quapaw Baths and Spa (GA5), and the several horizontal bands that wrap the building along with the curved end wings add a slight Art Deco flavor. The central lobby continues the traditional bathhouse design of marble hallways leading to men’s facilities in one direction and women’s in the other. Closed as a bathhouse in 1977, the building reopened in 2014 as a cultural center.
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Ozark Cultural Center (Ozark Bathhouse)
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