Category Archives: Local history

Next time you stay in our Leon Russell Room, you’ll be sleeping under the signature of the Master and Space and Time himself. Our favorite rock star couldn’t make it to The Campbell Hotel to see his namesake room, but … Continue reading

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This might be the most gorgeous house in Tulsa: Located at 2216 E. 30th St., the Parriott House was completed in 1930. An example of Colonial Revival architecture, this striking mansion belonged to oilman Foster Brooks Parriott, who began his … Continue reading

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Our friends at CB Richard Ellis|Oklahoma loaned us a fascinating collection of photos to share with you. The commercial real estate firm has its offices in what was once the Kewanee Oil Company headquarters at 1401 S. Boulder. The Kewanee … Continue reading

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Located on a quiet street just south of downtown Tulsa, the Clinton-Hardy House, 1322 S. Guthrie Ave., the Clinton-Hardy House features all the simplicity and grace of an 18th-century colonial New England home. Constructed in 1919 and 1920, the large but modest … Continue reading

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Located at the corner of 18th Street and Cheyenne Avenue, the Creek Council Oak marks the site where the Lochapoka clan of Creek Indians re-established their government after their forced migration from Alabama to what was then called Indian Territory. … Continue reading

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Here’s a little glimpse into the past as we look into the future today: The Tulsa Coliseum, the original home of the Tulsa Oilers, opened on New Year’s Day in 1929. Taking up the entire block of South Elgin Avenue between Fifth and … Continue reading

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If you’re fond of ecclesiastical architecture, you simply must pay a visit to downtown Tulsa. The center of the city is well-blessed with gorgeous, historic churches. Perhaps the most striking of these is the famous Boston Avenue Methodist Church, built … Continue reading

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