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Encyclopedia > Neighborhoods of Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Downtown

Downtown Tulsa
Downtown Tulsa

Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. Oilman Waite Phillips, left a significant architectural impact on downtown Tulsa through the Philtower and Philcade buildings. Other notable Tulsa buildings include the Atlas Life building, Christ the King Catholic Church, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, and the Mayo Hotel, the former of which once served as home to J. Paul Getty. Known for a time as "Terra Cotta City", Tulsa hosted the International Sixth Congress on Art Deco in 2001. ImageMetadata File history File links Downtown_Tulsa_OK.jpg Summary Photographer: User:camerafiend Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Downtown_Tulsa_OK.jpg Summary Photographer: User:camerafiend Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Asheville City Hall. ... The Boston Avenue Methodist Church, located in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma and completed in 1929, is considered to be one of the finest examples of ecclesiastical Art Deco architecture in the United States, and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. ... Born 1883, died 1964. ... As I See It, J. Paul Getty Autobiography Jean Paul Getty (December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976) was an American industrialist and founder of the Getty Oil Company. ... Terra cotta is a hard semifired waterproof ceramic clay used in pottery and building construction. ...

Boston Avenue Methodist Church
Boston Avenue Methodist Church

Downtown Tulsa is in the northwest quadrant of the city and is ringed by an expressway system called the inner dispersal loop. Downtown's buildings include many large office towers. At 667 ft, the BOK Tower (formerly One Williams Center) is the tallest building in any of the 5 "plains states" (Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota) and was designed in 1975 by Minoru Yamasaki & Associates, the same architect who designed the World Trade Center in New York. Boston Ave. ... Boston Ave. ... At the centre of 250 acres of Bok Gardens, Bok Tower rises over 200 feet, and is crowned by a large carillon. ... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Largest metro area Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  Ranked 19th  - Total 70,762 sq mi (183,272 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 340 miles (545 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  Ranked 17th  - Total 77,116[1] sq mi (199,905 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 380 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Minoru Yamasaki (December 1, 1912 – February 6, 1986) was an American architect best known for his design of the World Trade Center. ... For other uses, see World Trade Center (disambiguation). ... This article is about the state. ...


The Tulsa Performing Arts Center, occupies a half city block in Tulsa's historical downtown. The PAC is also the design of Minoru Yamasaki. It houses five theatres and a beautifully appointed reception hall. More than a quarter of a million people visit the Center each year to attend a performance from one of Tulsa's seven acclaimed musical and dramatic companies including the Tulsa Opera, Tulsa Ballet Theater, and a variety of symphonic groups. The PAC hosts a multitude of cultural events through the fall, winter and spring. Minoru Yamasaki (December 1, 1912 – February 6, 1986) was an American architect best known for his design of the World Trade Center. ...

BOK Center model

In 2005 the City of Tulsa broke ground on a new 18,000 seat events center designed by renowned architect César Pelli. Tulsa-based BOK Financial has purchased the naming rights to the new facility and when completed, the arena will be known as the BOK Center. Image File history File links BOK_Center-BothRenditions. ... Image File history File links BOK_Center-BothRenditions. ... For other uses, see Architect (disambiguation). ... muu Cesar Pelli (born October 12, 1926 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina) is a noted Argentine architect known for designing some of the worlds tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. ... The BOK Center is an 18,041 seat, 550,000 square-foot, multi-purpose arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma currently under construction, the general contractor is Tulsa Vision Builders, a joint venture between Flintco, Inc. ...

Tulsa Union Depot & Jazz Hall of Fame

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Brady Arts District

The Brady Arts District is located north across the Sante Fe Railroad tracks from the central business district and centered at Main Street & Brady Avenue. The Brady District is one of Tulsa's oldest areas, characterized by two-story brick warehouses. It contains two of Tulsa's most historic entertainment venues, The Brady Theater and Cain's Ballroom.

Cain's Ballroom

The Brady Theater, built between 1912 and 1914, was originally designed to serve as the city's municipal auditorium and was simply called "Convention Hall" for the first forty years of its life. In 1952, major additions were added and the building was renamed Tulsa Municipal Theater. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Supplanted as the city auditorium in 1979 by construction of the Performing Arts Center in downtown, "the Old Lady on Brady" continues to be used today for a wide variety of concerts and theatrical productions. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2016x3024, 3525 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2016x3024, 3525 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Brady Theater is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. at the corner of W. Brady Street and N. Boulder Avenue. ...


North of the Brady on Main Street is the Cain's Ballroom, the home of Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys and the Light Crust Doughboys. To many, Cain's is the cornerstone of western swing music in the United States.[citation needed] it is also one of only two still-surviving venues from the Sex Pistols' infamous 1978 USA Tour. The Sex Pistols played at Cain's on January 12, 1978.[citation needed] Today, Cain's leads a thriving existence by attracting an eclectic mix of country, rock, "jamband," jazz, and roots music. The district is also the location of many local artists' galleries, restaurants with late night hours, bars and dance clubs. Cains Ballroom is a music venue in Tulsa, OK. It was built in 1924 to serve as a garage for one of Tulsas founders, Tate Brady. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American country musician, songwriter, and big band leader. ... The Texas Playboys were a Western Swing band, long led by Bob Wills, and considered by many to be the definitive progenitor of that musical genre. ... The Light Crust Doughboys were a legendary Texas western swing band formed in 1931 by Bob Wills, Milton Brown and W. Lee (Pappy) ODaniel. ... Western swing is, first and foremost, a fusion of country music, several styles of jazz, pop music and blues aimed at dancers. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... Sex Pistols are an iconic and highly influential English punk rock band, formed in London in 1975. ... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Blue Dome, a former Gulf Oil Service Station, built in 1924.
The Blue Dome, a former Gulf Oil Service Station, built in 1924.

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Blue Dome District

Another popular downtown entertainment district is the Blue Dome, named for a distinctive, domed building in the area in the eastern section of downtown. While some of the bars that opened there have since closed, current venues include Tsunami Sushi Bar, the Route 66 Diner, Arnie's Bar, McNellie's Public House, the Blank Slate/the Red Room, 3 Frogs Lounge, Dirty's Tavern and 1974 Bar and Grill. The Blue Dome District also plays host to one of the oldest adult movie theaters extant: The 35 year old Midtown Adult Theater.


Greenwood Historical District

The Greenwood Historical District is just north of downtown and east of the Brady District. It was once one of the most affluent African-American communities in the United States and referred to as Black Wall Street. In 1921, thirty-five blocks of businesses and residences were burned in this district during the infamous Tulsa Race Riot, the bloodiest racial riot in the history of the United States. The Oklahoma Legislature passed laws in 2001 aimed at revitalizing Greenwood, setting up a scholarship fund for college-bound descendants of riot victims and appropriating $2 million for a riot memorial. As of 2004, two blocks of the old neighborhood have been restored and are part of the Greenwood Historical District. It is now home to the Greenwood Cultural Center, the Tulsa Race Riot Memorial, and the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, as well as Oklahoma State University - Tulsa and Langston University-Tulsa. Greenwood is a black neighborhood that first flourished in Tulsa, Oklahoma during the oil boom of the early 1900s. ... Buildings burning during the Tulsa race riot of 1921. ... The State Capitol of Oklahoma The Legislature of the State of Oklahoma is the biennial meeting of the legislative branch of the Government of Oklahoma. ... This article is about scholarship (noun) and scholarship as a form of financial aid. ... Categories: Stub | Universities and colleges in Oklahoma ... Langston University is in Langston, Oklahoma. ...


East Village

This emerging, strolling neighborhood is 115 square blocks bordered by Katy Railway and 7th Street, Detroit Ave and Highway 75, just inside the inner-dispersal loop. This area boasts an upscale martini bar, a hair salon, a pet day care, photography studios, lofts, a knitting room and living arts district, among others. The cornerstone of this neighborhood is now the second largest LGBT community center in the mid-west, the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, owned and operated by Oklahomans for Equality/OkEq (formerly Tulsa Oklahomans for Human Rights/TOHR), with further development being planned for more restaurants, residential lofts and retail. The initialism LGBT also GLBT is in use (since the 1990s) to refer collectively to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people. ...


Uptown

Uptown is the region just to the south of Downtown. Here you will find the Hotel Ambassador, a Tulsa landmark, which began life as a temporary housing facility for oil tycoons who were building their mansions. Functioning as a full-service hotel these days, it gives its guests a taste of the luxury of the glory days. The SoBo (South Boston) bar district in this area at 18th and south Boston is quite popular. Doubleshot Coffeehouse, Mercury Lounge, the Rehab Lounge, Dalessandro's Restaurant, and Vintage 1740 Wine Bar are popular destinations in SoBo. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Hotel (disambiguation). ...

The Arkansas River in Tulsa

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Midtown

Midtown is a unique and largely residential district in the heart of the city. This area consists mostly of homes built in the early 1900's and has a wide variety of American styles ranging from the Craftsman bungalow to the ranch-style home to Greek Revival. The neighborhood is even home to a relocated saltbox home from colonial New England. Schools in this part of the city include Bishop Kelley, Cascia Hall Preparatory School, Edison Preparatory School, Eliot Elementary, Francis Scott Key Elementary, Monte Cassino, Robert E. Lee Elementary, Patrick Henry Elementary, Wright Elementary and Undercroft Montessori. Woodward Park, located in Midtown, is known for its azaleas and gardens and is a popular destination for photography and picnics. Other popular Midtown Parks include Swan Lake, Zink Park, Darlington Park and Whiteside Park. Ranch-style houses are also called American ranch or California rambler. ... Personal residence of Catherine the Great Greek Revival was a style of classical architecture which became fashionable in Europe in the 18th century, and in the United Kingdom and United States in the early 19th century. ... Bishop Kelley High School is a Lasallian Catholic high school with over 900 students, grades 9 to 12, located in the center of the Tulsa metropolitan area on a campus of over 37 acres (150,000 m²). The school is a function of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa and... Cascia Hall Preparatory School was established by the Augustinians as a Catholic school for boys in 1926 by Francis Driscoll in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the request of Bishop Francis Kelley. ... Thomas Edison Preparatory School is a public school located in midtown Tulsa, Oklahoma serving students from the sixth grade to the twelth grade. ... Woodward Park (34 acres) is a public park, botanical garden, and arboretum located between 21st Street and 24th Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. It is open to the public daily. ... Species see text Source: The Rhododendron page, and some research. ... Photography [fәtɑgrәfi:],[foʊtɑgrәfi:] is the process of recording pictures by means of capturing light on a light-sensitive medium, such as a film or electronic sensor. ... In contemporary usage, picnic can be defined simply as a pleasure excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors, ideally, taking place in a beautiful landscape. ...


Utica Square is both a unique shopping center and a neighborhood built from Oil Wealth. It is the most popular midtown shopping area[citation needed] and is mixed with locally owned retailers and national chains such as Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Local retailers include many clothing boutiques and Tulsa's oldest department store, Miss Jackson's. Several of Tulsa's most acclaimed restaurants are also located in Utica Square including the Polo Grille and the Wild Fork. Restoration Hardware (NASDAQ: RSTO) is an American furniture chain with 102 stores in 30 US states, the District of Columbia and Canada. ... A Pottery Barn store (left) in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Pottery Barn is an American-based chain of home furnishing stores with stores in the United States and Canada. ... Saks Fifth Avenue is a chain of upscale American department stores that is owned and operated by Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises (SFAE), a subsidiary of Saks Incorporated. ...


Located directly behind Utica Square is Tulsa's only Reform Jewish institution, Temple Israel. Temple Israel was founded in 1914 and currently has a membership of approximately 500 families. Temple Israel is a Reform Congregation affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the national organization of Reform Judaism. Tulsa's conservative synagogue, B'nai Emunah is also in Midtown.


Some of the other major shopping centers in this part of the city include the Promenade Mall, Highland Park Shopping Center, Southroads, Ranch Acres, The Farm Shopping Center, and The Plaza. OU-Tulsa is across the street from the Promenade Mall at 41st and Yale, on the southern edge of Midtown. University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ...


In northeast Midtown, the Tulsa State Fairgrounds, now called Expo Square, is home to several unique Tulsa landmarks. In addition to the site being home to the minor league baseball Tulsa Drillers, the Art Deco Expo Square Pavilion (home court for the Tulsa 66ers NBDL team), the Fair Meadows horse racing track, and the annual Tulsa State Fair, it boasts the Expo Center, the largest clearspan building in the world, providing 354,000 square feet (33,000 m²) of column-free space under a cable-suspended roof. In front of the Expo Center is the Golden Driller, standing 76 feet (23 m) tall. Built in 1966 as a symbol for the International Petroleum Expo, the statue serves as a reminder of Tulsa's oily past. AA, A∴A∴, Aa, Aa, aa and aA may refer to: // Aerolíneas Argentinas, an Argentine airline American Airlines, IATA airline code Air America was a CIA front that supplied covert operations during the Vietnam War Ann Arbor Railroad, a railroad connecting Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio in... League Texas League Division North Division Year founded 1977 Major League affiliation St. ... Asheville City Hall. ... The Expo Square Pavilion is a 6,311-seat multi-purpose arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The Tulsa 66ers is the name of a NBA Development League team based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The National Basketball Development League is the NBAs officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ... The Golden Driller The Golden Driller is a 76 foot tall (23 meter), 43,500 pound[1] statue of an oil worker, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is claimed to be the largest free standing statue in the world. ...


The Expo Center is also home to the annual Darryl Starbird Rod and Custom Show. Held in early February, it is touted as 'The World's Largest Indoor Car Show' and often draws around 1,500 custom and classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Antique car auctions are also held here and draw many visitors from across the nation.


Arkansas River

The Tulsa area boasts nearly 40 miles of river shoreline along the Arkansas River. River Parks lines more than 20 miles of that stretch, spread along both banks of the 1/4 mile wide channel and connected by a pedestrian bridge between 21st and 31st streets. River Parks is a popular destination for outdoor recreation. Miles of asphalt-surfaced recreation trails weave past picnic areas, playgrounds, fountains and sculptures. The park's landscape ranges from manicured lawns to the rugged terrain of the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area. Recreation in River Parks includes fishing, rowing, kayaking, disc golf, hiking, biking and horseback riding. For other uses, see River (disambiguation). ... The Arkansas River flows through Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. ... Combination playground structure for small children; slides, climbers (stairs in this case), playhouse A playground is an area designed for children to engage in physical activity. ... Fountain is also the name of an artwork by Marcel Duchamp An ornamental lit fountain photographed at night for about 6 seconds. ... Sculptor redirects here. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering. ... Rowing in the Amstel River by a student rowing club. ... Sea Kayaking at Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. ... A player putting at Cass Benton Disc Golf Course; Northville, Michigan. ... Two hikers in the Mount Hood National Forest Eagle Creek hiking Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. ... ... horse, see Horse (disambiguation). ...


During the spring, summer, and early fall concerts, festivals and the state's largest free fireworks display (on the Fourth of July) are popular draws to the river. The festival park on the river's west bank is the site of Tulsa's Oktoberfest, one of the oldest and largest in the U.S. For other uses, see Fireworks (disambiguation). ... These fireworks over the Washington Monument are typical of Fourth of July celebrations In the United States, Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. ...


Cherry Street

Swan Lake
Swan Lake

The Cherry Street District is set near downtown in the northern midtown area, defined by a portion of 15th Street dubbed "Cherry Street." Visitors to this neighborhood find great local restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, antique shops, funky vintage stores, and even a scooter shop now filling old storefronts built in the 1920s & 1930s, as well as some fabulous old homes in the surrounding residential areas. Cherry Street is surrounded by four of Tulsa's designated Historic Districts: the Swan Lake, North Maple Ridge, Gillette and Yorktown neighborhoods. Other neighborhoods adjacent to Cherry Street are Florence Park and the Renaissance neighborhood. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 2022 KB) Summary Swan Lake, Tulsa OK, Feb 2006 by pfox7 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 2022 KB) Summary Swan Lake, Tulsa OK, Feb 2006 by pfox7 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The Vintagers, after a miniature of the Dialogues de Saint Gregoire (thirteenth century)—manuscript of the Royal Library of Brussels. ... DESCRIPTION: Swan Lake is the focal point of the district of the same name which includes the commercial area on 15th Street and extends to major arterials on the north, east, south and west. ... Aaronson House, 1917 McDonnell House, 1922 Maple Ridge is a historic district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Yorktown is a historic district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...

Skelly Mansion, Maple Ridge
Skelly Mansion, Maple Ridge

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Maple Ridge & Sunset Terrace

The Maple Ridge Historic District is just south of downtown in Midtown. This neighborhood contains 'Black Gold Row', where the fabulous mansions built by the oil barons in the 1920s still stand, long after their original owners have gone. Aaronson House, 1917 McDonnell House, 1922 Maple Ridge is a historic district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...


Sunset Terrace is located adjacent to Maple Ridge on its South Side, Terwilleger Heights on its East Side and the Arkansas River to the West. It is transversed by the grand Woodward Boulevard, which links Maple Ridge to Brookside. Sunset Terrace contains many mansions built in the 1920' and 1930's.

Large Craftsman, North Maple Ridge
Large Craftsman, North Maple Ridge

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Brookside

Brookside, like Cherry Street, is another popular shopping and entertainment district in Midtown. This area extends from the Arkansas River east to Lewis Avenue and south to 51st Street/Interstate 44. Its defining strip is South Peoria between 31st and 41st Streets, where visitors find a variety of shopping delights, and is home to more than 35 restaurants and nightspots (many with patio seating), featuring everything from sushi to old-fashioned burger and root beer stands. There are also plenty of swanky boutiques, decor shops, and art galleries for window shopping. The atmosphere is chic and eclectic. Scenic Riverside Drive, which parallels the east bank of the river, and River Parks, the park that stretches along the riverbank, are also popular sections of Brookside. This article is about the food item. ... A glass of root beer with foam Root beer is a beverage also known as Sasparilla outside of North America. ...


Southeast Tulsa

Southeast Tulsa extends from the corner of South 31st street and Mingo Ave all the way East to South 41st street and 193rd East Ave (Lynn Lane). The area stretches South along Broken Arrow's Northwest city limits which extend to the corner of Tulsa's south 61st street and Mingo. Union Schools service these residents except for the homes being built farthest East, which Broken Arrow schools service. Neighborhood Parks, soccer fields, sports fields, and public pools can be found within the area. There are multiple corporate offices and other business in the area that staff large work forces. A large diversity of shopping and eating-out opportunities can be found in Southeast Tulsa. The area provides easy access to I 244, I 44, Hwy 169 (Mingo Valley Exp), The Creek Turnpike, and the Broken Arrow expressway. Such easy access makes it quick for driving to desired locations and businesses in Downtown Tulsa, Mid-town Tulsa, South Tulsa, West Tulsa, the Airport, all the major shopping/entertainment areas of the city, and to the outlying cities of Broken Arrow, Owasso, Bixby, and Jenks. The area offers housing built from the early 1970s to the present.


Terwilleger Heights

Terwilleger Heights is located immediately south and west of Utica Square bordered by 21st Street, 31st Street, Utica Avenue and Peoria Avenue. This area has early 1930's homes both grand and small, full grown trees, winding streets and is adjacent to the Philbrook Museum of Art and Woodward Park. William-Adolphe Bouguereaus painting The Shepherdess is the collection of the Philbrook Museum. ...


Kendall-Whittier

To the east of downtown is Tulsa’s oldest suburban shopping area and is noted for its abundance of red brick. The artsy, historic, and recently restored Circle Cinema is located in this area. The Kendall-Whittier shopping area and surrounding neighborhoods are now popular with Tulsa’s rapidly growing Hispanic community. Just east of this area is the University of Tulsa. “Suburbia” redirects here. ... The University of Tulsa is a private, comprehensive university awarding bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...


For a copy of the Kendall Whittier Neighborhood Masterplan developed by the neighborhood in partnership with the City of Tulsa please go to: http://www.cityoftulsa.org/Community/Revitalization/documents/KW%20Neighborhood%20Masterplan%2011142006.pdf


North Tulsa

North Tulsa is home to a large percentage of Tulsa's African-American community. The area's Booker T. Washington High School, Tulsa’s African-American high school during the segregation era and now a magnet school, was recently judged to be the 58th best high school in the nation by Newsweek. Northwest of downtown on the Osage Indian Reservation is the Gilcrease Museum, considered by many to be the finest Western American and American Indian art collection in the world. Northeast of downtown, close to Tulsa International Airport, are Mohawk Park, which includes the Tulsa Zoo and the Oxley Nature Center, and the new Tulsa Air and Space Center and Planetarium. This area is also home to the American Airlines maintenance facility, one of Tulsa's largest employers. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Booker T. Washington High School is a high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ... Gilcrease Museum Gilcrease Museum is a museum located northwest of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Tulsa International Airport (IATA: TUL, ICAO: KTUL) is a public airport located five miles (8 km) northeast of the city of Tulsa, in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA. The airport has three runways. ... Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Tulsa Zoo is home to almost 1500 animals from 436 species. ... American Airlines, Inc. ...


South Tulsa

South Tulsa is popularly considered to be south of 51st Street, bounded on the south by the city of Bixby, on the west by the Arkansas River and the city of Jenks, and on the east by the city of Broken Arrow. Many new luxurious homes have been constructed here in the last few decades, as well as numerous apartments, in various price ranges. Land in the area is becoming scarce, however, and development now has begun to spread to neighboring Jenks and Bixby to the south and west, as well as Broken Arrow to the east. As affluent clientele has moved into the area, businesses tailored to such residents have also opened nearby. The city's largest automotive dealer strip is located along S. Memorial Dr. from 91st to 101st Streets. The new Riverwalk Crossing Shopping Center, just over the river in Jenks at 96th st. includes a movie theater, fine dining, and shopping. Nearby lies the Oklahoma Aquarium, the only one in the state of Oklahoma. Local freshwater fish are complemented by a fine selection of saltwater animals, including sharks. Additionally the The Karl and Beverly White National Fishing Tackle Museum has over 20,000 pieces valued at more than $4 million. This exhibit makes up the largest and most comprehensive antique fishing tackle collection in the world. St. Francis Hospital and its surrounding medical practitioner's offices is located at 61st and Yale and is one of the largest in the state. An area of new medical treatment has developed around 91st and Mingo, including SouthCrest Hospital, Cancer Treatment Center of America and Saint Francis Heart Hospital. Woodland Hills Mall, the largest in the state anchors the 71st street corridor. Numerous dining options are available in the area. Additionally, shopping centers surrounding the mall are panoramic in scope, as the options for shopping are seemingly endless. It is in this area that the 4-star John Q. Hammonds Renaissance Hotel is located, including conference and meeting rooms. It is located right off of US 169, a major north-south highway in eastern south Tulsa. This road curves to the west at around 96th street and soon turns into the Creek Turnpike, a toll road that has been extended to the west to I-44 and to the east to I-44, nearly forming a semi-circular loop around southern Tulsa and its surrounding suburbs. The schools in the area are some of the state's largest, including Jenks and Union High School, with neighboring Broken Arrow being the largest. Tulsa Public School's Memorial High School is located here, along with prestigious, private Holland Hall School. Jenks, and Union High Schools are annually among the best in the state and nation in football and their rivalry has drawn national attention. Tulsa Community College, the largest 2 year school in the state, has its Southeast campus off of 81st and US 169. Parks in the area include LaFortune Park, with 2 public golf courses, playgrounds, swimming pool, and jogging trail, Hunters Park, with a disc golf course, jogging trail, playground, and fishing pond, and the Riverparks, which extend south to 101st st. Some of the largest and most influential churches in Tulsa are in the district, including Victory Christian, Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian, Asbury United Methodist, South Tulsa Baptist and Grace Church. Bixby can refer to: Bixby, Oklahoma Bixby, Texas Bixby corn Actor Bill Bixby Author Jerome Bixby Writer and Editor Robert Bixby Band Bixby The Bixby letter, a famous letter written by Abraham Lincoln to the mother of five soldiers who all died in the American Civil War Bixby, Nevada, a... Jenks refers to several places in the United States: Holland Jenks House, Florida Jenks Lake, California Jenks, Oklahoma Jenks public schools, a public school system located in Jenks, Oklahoma Jenks Middle School, a middle school in the Jenks public school system Jenks Township, Pennsylvania John Story Jenks School, an elementary... Broken Arrow is a city located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, primarily in Tulsa County with an extension into western Wagoner County. ... Main entrance of the Oklahoma Aquarium. ... Woodland Hills Mall is Oklahomas largest shopping mall. ... U.S. Highway 169 is a spur of U.S. Highway 69. ... The Creek Turnpike is a 1/2 beltway as a toll road around southeastern Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Interstate 44 is an interstate highway in the central United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Southern Hills

Southern Hills is an exclusive neighborhood on the south side that is centered around the Southern Hills Country Club at 61st and Lewis. Southern Hills Country Club has hosted 13 major golf championships including four U.S. Opens. Many of the original homes in this neighborhood were sprawling suburban homes built in the ranch style. Southern Hills Country Club is a prestigious private golf and country club in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ...


The campus of Oral Roberts University with its distinctive futuristic architecture is just to the south. Nearby, the newly updated Creek Nation Casino, located at 81st and Riverside, has recently become an extremely popular destination. Oral Roberts University or ORU, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a charismatic Christian university with an enrollment of about 5,300 students from most US states along with a number of international students. ...


The South Peoria district South of the Brookside Neighborhood, near 61st Street and Peoria Avenue. It is home to a growing percentage of Tulsa's Hispanic and African-American community. Many of the neighborhood shops and Restaurants advertise primarily in Spanish.


East Tulsa

East Tulsa is a suburban-style area originating between Admiral and 21st Street and extending out to Mingo. Attractions in this part of the city include McClure Park, which is notable for its disc golf course, the Carl Smith Athletic Complex, and the popular Admiral Twin Drive-In movie theatre. This region includes several growing multi-ethnic communities with booming Hispanic, Asian, and Native American populations. The parts of East Tulsa that fall in Union and Broken Arrow School districts are increasingly attracting high-income professionals looking for suburban life within the city limits. Mayo Demonstration Academy, a magnet school of the Tulsa Public School system, is located in this area. Eastland Mall, Will Rogers High School and East Central are also in this area. Also the area is home to Tulsa's hospitality district, where many hotels are located. Redbud Valley Nature Preserve is also located in this part of the city. A player putting at Cass Benton Disc Golf Course; Northville, Michigan. ...


West Tulsa

West Tulsa is another reminder of Tulsa’s oil-rich past. Two huge oil refineries remain in operation to this day on the west bank of the river. This large industrial area gives way to wooded and hilly neighborhoods. The classic art deco Webster High School is here, as is the popular train-themed Ollie’s Station Restaurant, sitting next to the Tulsa rail yard. Other schools in West Tulsa include Berryhill High School, Remington Elementary, Robertson Elementary, Park Elementary and Clinton Middle School. Webster is the oldest existing high school facility in Tulsa, and has an active alumni association. Portions of Route 66 pass through West Tulsa. West Tulsa is broken up into several sections, including Carbondale and Red Fork, among others. West Tulsa is a general name for any areas west of Main Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ...


The Riverparks system, also here on the bank of the river, includes the Riverwest Festival Park, with its floating stage amphitheater overlooking downtown. Riverwest is home to such popular events as Tulsa's Oktoberfest, one of the largest of its kind in North America, and the Gatesway Balloon Festival. For the beer, see Pale lager#Oktoberfestbier. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ...



The City of Tulsa
General Buildings | Climate | Education | Government | Famous Citizens | Geography | History | Mayors | Media | Transportation | Metropolitan Area
Neighborhoods 71st Street Cooridor | Arkansas River | Brady Arts District | Blue Dome District | Brookside | Cherry Street | Downtown | East Tulsa | Greenwood | Midtown | North Tulsa | Southern Hills | Swan Lake | West Tulsa | Utica Square
Largest Suburbs Broken Arrow | Bartlesville | Sapulpa | Owasso | Sand Springs | Claremore | Bixby | Jenks | Glenpool | Wagoner | Catoosa | Collinsville


Nickname: Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tulsa, Osage, Rogers Government  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area  - City 186. ... Tulsa is a hub of art deco and contemporary architecture, and most buildings of Tulsa are in either of these two styles. ... This is a list of famous people who were either born in, or have lived in, Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... This article traces the history of Tulsa, part of present day Oklahoma. ... The Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area is the second-largest metropolitan area in Oklahoma. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... Greenwood is a black neighborhood that first flourished in Tulsa, Oklahoma during the oil boom of the early 1900s. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... // Downtown Tulsa Tulsa includes many structures built during the Oil Boom in the 1920s and 1930s, including Art Deco buildings such as the Midcontinent Tower, Boston Avenue Methodist Church, and the Tulsa National Bank. ... DESCRIPTION: Swan Lake is the focal point of the district of the same name which includes the commercial area on 15th Street and extends to major arterials on the north, east, south and west. ... West Tulsa is a general name for any areas west of Main Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Utica Square is an upscale shopping district located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area is the second-largest metropolitan area in Oklahoma. ... Broken Arrow is a city located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, primarily in Tulsa County with an extension into western Wagoner County. ... Price Tower, located in downtown Bartlesville, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and is the only one of Wrights skyscraper plans ever constructed. ... Sapulpa is a city located in Creek County, Oklahoma. ... Owasso is a city located in Oklahoma. ... Location Location of Sand Springs within Tulsa County, Oklahoma. ... Claremore is the county seat of Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States. ... Bixby is a city in Oklahoma, and is a suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Jenks is a suburb of Tulsa in Tulsa County, Oklahoma in the northeastern part of Oklahoma. ... Glenpool is a city in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States. ... Wagoner is a city located in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. ... Catoosa is a city located in Oklahoma. ... Collinsville is a city in Oklahoma, United States and is part of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area. ...


 
 

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