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Gillette Historic District
Gillette Historic District (GHD) is a residential area in the Midtown section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It consists of the homes on Gillette Avenue and Yorktown Place, and is bounded by 15th Street on the north,[a] the alley between Gillette Street and Lewis Avenue on the east, 17th Street on the south and the alley between Yorktown Place and Yorktown Avenue.[2] It contains 31 single-family homes and 6 duplexes that were constructed between 1924 and 1941. The district (and Gillette Street) were named for James Max Gillette, a merchant, real estate entrepreneur and oilman who built his home in what is now the district in 1921.[3]Contents1 General description 2 NRHP listing 3 Notes 4 References 5 External linksGeneral description[edit] Tulsa's smallest historic district, GHD contains thirty-one single family residences and six duplexes built between 1922 and 1941. These original structures established the original integrity of the district
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National Register Of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
(NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property. The passage of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 1966 established the National Register and the process for adding properties to it. Of the more than one million properties on the National Register, 80,000 are listed individually
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Pierce Block
The Pierce Block is a historic building in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma on the northeast corner of Third Street and Detroit Avenue, that was constructed as a hotel in 1909. According to the Tulsa Preservation Commission, it is the oldest remaining post-statehood hotel in Tulsa. Originally it was a few blocks west of the Midland Valley Railroad passenger station, which was at Third and Greenwood Avenue.[1] Building design and use[edit] The building architecture is Plains Commercial style. According to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) application, it was used continuously as a hotel for seventy years. The hotel was on the second and third floors.[2] The ground floor was largely devoted to retail space, and housed the Mammoth Credit Company clothing store until 1929
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Historic Districts In The United States
In the United States, a historic district is a group of buildings, properties, or sites that have been designated by one of several entities on different levels as historically or architecturally significant. Buildings, structures, objects and sites within a historic district are normally divided into two categories, contributing and non-contributing. Districts greatly vary in size: some have hundreds of structures, while others have just a few. The U.S. federal government designates historic districts through the United States
United States
Department of Interior under the auspices of the National Park Service. Federally designated historic districts are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but listing usually imposes no restrictions on what property owners may do with a designated property. State-level historic districts may follow similar criteria (no restrictions) or may require adherence to certain historic rehabilitation standards
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Mayo Building (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
The Mayo Building at the northwest corner of West Fifth Street and South Main St. in Tulsa, Oklahoma was built in 1910. It had five stories. It was expanded by a duplicate building to the north in 1914, and further expanded by addition of 5 more stories in 1917. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 2008.[1] According to its NRHP nomination, the building "is one of Tulsa's earliest business/office buildings".[2] The Tulsa Preservation Commission has stated that it is "...the oldest of Tulsa’s existing oil business buildings."[3] History[edit] The Mayo Brothers, who had established a thriving furniture business in 1904, had already moved to a larger rented building on Main Street in 1906, then decided they needed still more space, which they began constructing at 420 South Main in 1909. They used half the space for their own business and rented the rest of the building as offices for oil companies
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McFarlin Building
The McFarlin Building is a general office building located on the northeast corner of Fifth Street and Main (Bartlett Square) in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. The five-story building was built in 1918 for oilman Robert M. McFarlin, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.[2] It is also a contributing property for the Oil Capital Historic District.Contents1 Description 2 Usage 3 National Register of Historic Places 4 See also 5 Notes 6 ReferencesDescription[edit] According to the Tulsa Preservation Commission, the McFarlin Building was constructed in Florentine style architecture, using a 19th-century style. It still retains the original red brick facade above the ground floor, and is decorated with three stone balconies, stylized lions and urns. It is topped by a wide cornice supported with Victorian brackets
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Mincks-Adams Hotel
The Mincks-Adams Hotel is located one block west of the Oil Capital Historic District, at 403 Cheyenne Avenue in Downtown Tulsa. It was constructed in 1927-1928 by businessman I. S. "Ike" Mincks and named the Mincks Hotel. It was a luxury hotel intended to attract businessmen, and was opened for guests in time for the first International Petroleum Exposition. Mincks declared bankruptcy in 1935. The hotel was sold and subsequently reopened under new ownership as the Adams Hotel. It was converted to the Adams Office Tower in the early 1980s.[1] The building is noted for its architecture and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) under Criterion C on November 7, 1977, with NRIS number 78002273.[2] Building description[edit] The Mincks-Adams Hotel sits on a 70 feet (21 m) by 75 feet (23 m) lot. It has 13 stories plus a full-size basement and a penthouse
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Mount Zion Baptist Church (Tulsa)
Mount Zion Baptist Church is a historically significant church in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 5, 2008. The original building was burned during the Tulsa Race Riot on June 1, 1921. According to the Tulsa Preservation Commission, "... Mount Zion Baptist Church remains a testimony to the perseverance and tenacity of its congregants and the black community in Greenwood."[2] The church building was rebuilt in 1952 on its original site.Contents1 History1.1 Genesis 1.2 Destruction 1.3 Recovery and rebuilding2 References 3 External linksHistory[edit] Genesis[edit] In 1909, a religious study group led by Reverend Sandy Lyons organized the Second Baptist Church in a school in the 300 block of North Hartford in Tulsa. The group soon renamed their church as Mount Zion Baptist Church, bought a lot at 419 North Elgin and began planning to raise money for a permanent church building. Reverend R. A
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Owen Park Historic District
Owen Park is a residential neighborhood and historic district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its borders are Edison Avenue on the north, the municipal Owen Park on the east, the Keystone Expressway (Hwy 412) on the south, and Zenith Avenue on the west. Opened on June 8, 1910, it was Tulsa's first municipal park.[1] The district covers 163.48 acres (66.16 ha), while Owen Park itself covers 24 acres (9.7 ha) on the east side of the District.[2]Contents1 History 2 Chauncey Owen 3 Creation of Owen Park 4 General description 5 NRHP listing 6 Notes 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] The history of the Owen Park neighborhood can be traced back to early territorial days. In 1825, preparing for the arrival of the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory, the U.S. Government made a treaty with the Osage Indians. The Osage conceded lands for the use of the Cherokee and Creek Tribes
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Ranch Acres Historic District, Tulsa
Ranch Acres is a residential area in Midtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was designated in 2007 as Ranch Acres National Historic District[a] (RAHD) because it is an excellent example of a ranch house type of subdivision built after World War II. The area is bounded by 31st Street on the north, Harvard Avenue on the east, 41st Street on the south and both Delaware Avenue and Florence Avenue on the west.[1] RAHD's era of significance is 1949 to 1962, when the property was platted, the land developed and the vast majority of the houses were constructed. The district covers 182.1 acres and contains 324 residences. Of these, 291 are considered contributing properties (about 90 percent) to the District's historical appearance. There are also two commercial properties, five objects and three sites identified in the registration document.[2] Ranch Acres was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) under Criterion C [b] on December 12, 2007
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Clinton-Hardy House
The Clinton–Hardy House
Clinton–Hardy House
on S. Guthrie in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma
was built in 1919. It was designed by architect George Winkler
George Winkler
and built for Mr. and Mrs. Lee Clinton. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] Description[edit] The house was sited on a bluff on the east bank of the Arkansas River and has a brick wall around it on three sides. The structure consists of four levels containing 14 rooms with 5,500 square feet (510 m2). of floor space. It includes elements older than the house itself, namely its entrance door, sidelights, and fan light, that were taken from an older residence in New Orleans.[2] The main (ground level) floor has a large entry foyer with a curved oak staircase. The dining room is to the right, with a butler's pantry and the kitchen
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Riverside Studio
The Riverside Studio
Riverside Studio
in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, also known as Tulsa Spotlight Club or Spotlight Theatre, was built in 1928. It was designed by architect Bruce Goff
Bruce Goff
in International Style. It was built as a house with a studio wing for a music teacher named Patti Adams Shriner.[2] The Riverside Studio
Riverside Studio
was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2001 under Criterion C.[3]Contents1 History1.1 Piano studio 1.2 Spotlight Club2 Building design 3 Subsequent alterations 4 Notes 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Piano studio[edit]Window with Ianelli Fountain. Spotlight Theatre a.k.a
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Tracy Park Historic District
Tracy Park is a historic neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is a relatively small neighborhood consisting primarily of single-family houses that were built in the Riverview Addition during the early 1920s. The Tracy Park Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 1982 with the NRIS number 820003707. The district is bounded on the north by 11th Street, on the east by Peoria Avenue, and on the south and west by the Inner Dispersal Loop.[1] It was the first area in Tulsa to be nominated as a district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]Contents1 Tracy Park 2 History 3 Description 4 Preservation status 5 Notes 6 ReferencesTracy Park[edit] Tracy Park is a 3.3 acres (1.3 ha) neighborhood park, located at 1134 South Peoria Avenue. The park features a playground and picnic area, lighted tennis courts and a splash pool, and is administered by the Tulsa Parks and Recreation Department
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Tribune Building (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
The Tulsa Tribune was an afternoon daily newspaper published in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1919 to 1992. Owned and run by three generations of the Jones family, the Tribune closed in 1992 after the termination of its joint operating agreement with the morning Tulsa World.[1][2] The newspaper ceased using the building in 1942. It became a religious mission for the homeless until 2001, when it was converted into apartments
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United States Post Office And Courthouse (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
The United States Post Office and Court House in Tulsa, Oklahoma, also known as Federal Building, is a federal building of the United States government completed in 1917 and located at 224 South Boulder Avenue. The supervising architect for both the original construction and a substantial extension completed in 1933 was James A. Wetmore
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