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House, Building, And Neighborhood Histories In Tulsa: Buildings

DOCUMENTS: NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES IN TULSA COUNTY

AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

66 Motel

Ambassador Hotel

Atlas Life Building

B.W. McLean House & Office

Belmont Apartments

Boston Avenue Methodist Church

Boulder-on-the-Park

Brady Heights Historic District

Broken Arrow Elementary/Junior High School

Buena Vista Historic District

Cain's Dancing Academy / Cain's Ballroom

Carl K. Dresser House

Carlton Place Historic District

Casa Loma Hotel

Cheairs Furniture Company Building (new in 2018; not available online yet)

Church Studio

Circle Theatre

Cities Service Station #8

City Veterinary Hospital

Clinton-Hardy House

Cosden Building

Creek Council Tree Site

Dawson School

Eleventh Street Arkansas River Bridge

Elizabeth Manor

First National Bank

Foster B. Parriot House

Fort Arbuckle Site 

Fox Hotel

Gillette Historic District

Gillette-Tyrell Building

Harwelden

Haskell State School of Agriculture

Holy Family Cathedral Rectory & School

Hooper Brothers Coffee Company Building

James Alexander Veasey House

James H. McBirney House

Katy Railroad Historic District

Maple Ridge Historic Residential District

Mayo Building

Mayo Hotel

Mayo Motor Inn

McFarlin Building

McGregor House

Mincks-Adams Hotel

Moore Manor

Morrow Home Place

Mount Zion Baptist Church

North Cheyenne Avenue Historic District

Oil Capital Historic District

Oklahoma Iron Works/Bethlehem Supply Company Building

Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Building

Owen Park Historic District

Page Memorial Library

Petroleum Building

Philcade Building

Phillips 66 Station #473

Philtower

Pierce Block

Public Service of Oklahoma Building

Ranch Acres Historic District

Riverside Historic Residential District

Riverside Studio (Bruce Goff Designed)

Riverview Historic District

Robert Lawton Jones House

Robert M. McFarlin House

Sally Ann Apartments

Sand Springs Power Plant

Sinclair Service Station

Sophian Plaza

Southwestern Bell Main Dial Building

St. John Vianney Training School for Girls

Stonebraker Heights Historic District

Swan Lake Historic District

Tracey Park Historic District

Tribune Building

Tulsa Civic Center Historic Center

Tulsa Convention Hall (Tulsa Municipal Theater)

Tulsa Fire Alarm Building

Tulsa Monument Company

Tulsa Municipal Building

United States Post Office & Courthouse

Vickery Phillips 66 Station

Waite Phillips Mansion (Philbrook Art Center)

Westhope

White City Historic District

Whittier Square Historic District

Will Rogers High School

William G. Skelly House

Woodward Park and Gardens Historic District

Yorktown Historic District

MAPS

BOOKSHELF

VERTICAL FILES

One of the unique resources in the Research Center's OK Room is the extensive vertical file collection. Vertical files contain newspaper and magazine articles, brochures, reports, and ephemera for businesses, organizations, homes, buildings, events, and people in the area.

Newspaper articles, covering topics of local and regional interest, were selectively chosen from Tulsa’s major metropolitan dailies of the twentieth century and deposited in subject-based vertical files. This is the only major index in Tulsa for the Tulsa Tribune and for the Tulsa World before 1989. For more information on newspaper and periodical articles, please see our Local History in the Research Center guide.

Vertical file titles can be searched in the online catalog. To limit your search to the vertical files in the new catalog, use advanced search. In the "use the form below to construct your query" section, use your keyword and the terms "vertical file." To limit your search to the vertical files in the old (legacy) catalog, use the advanced search. Enter your keyword in the "anywhere" field, and choose "vertical file" from the "material type" drop-down box.

Vertical file titles that might help with your building research include:

Architecture – Homes 

Homes - architect awards

Architects

Buildings

Neighborhoods

LOCAL PUBLICATIONS INDEX

The Local Publications Index provides a searchable online index to older Tulsa area publications housed at the Central Library. These publications include: The American Indian, Gusher, Magazine Tulsa, Tulsa Home & Garden, and Tulsa School Review. The documents in the index are not available online. You may access them by visiting the Research Center at Central Library, emailing us at askus@tulsalibrary.org, or calling 918-549-7323.

Depending on the building, you may find articles in the local publications. 

OLDER TULSA BUILDING CODES

This guide contains a list of current and historic building codes adopted by the City of Tulsa. Title 51 of the City of Tulsa Ordinances outlines all current adopted building codes and building specifications for the City of Tulsa.

For any codes not in the collections of the Tulsa City-County Library or for additional information, contact the Tulsa City Clerk ((918) 596-7515) or the Building Permits Department ((918) 596-9456) for additional information.

PHOTOGRAPHS

Photographs of the building may be found in the Digital Collections. Search by building name, address, street name(s), intersections, neighborhood, and/or city. 

UNIDENTIFIED HOMES ON FLICKR

unidentified residence

The Tulsa City-County Library would like your help indentifying the unknown people and places in our digital collections. Visit the library's special collections on Flickr and look for the unknown sets.