Midtown Tulsa – Live, Work, Play
We’ve been telling people about Midtown Tulsa for years now. It’s an amazing place to live, work and play, and as more people are interested in relocating to Tulsa’s Midtown district, it is important to share the many wonderful features about the area. Midtown Tulsa Community Information has an assortment of homes that were built there from the early 1900s to 1950s. You will even find a salt box house that was relocated from Colonial New England to Midtown Tulsa. And there are craftsman bungalows, ranch-style homes and Greek Revival styles.
The area has beautiful parks such as Woodward Park, which is known for its beautiful azaleas and gardens. It is very popular with people that love photography and picnics. The other lovely parks in this area include Whiteside Park, Swan Lake and Zink Park. They also have a whole host of schools in Midtown that include Wright Elementary, Undercroft Montessori, Francis Scott Elementary, Patrick Henry Elementary, Edison Preparatory School, Robert E. Lee Elementary, Eliot Elementary, Monte Cassino Elementary, and Bishop Kelley.
On the southern edge of Midtown, there are several shopping areas that include OU-Tulsa, The Plaza, The Farm Shopping Center and the Promenade Mall. Other major shopping centers in this part of the city are Highland Park Shopping Center, Southroads and Ranch Acres.
The new upscale outdoor center is Tulsa’s first suburban shopping center in Utica Square and has a variety of retailers. Utica Square also has Tulsa’s oldest department store, Miss Jackson’s. Saks Fifth Avenue, a national chain, is located there as well. Adjacent to Utica Square is Temple Israel, a Reform Jewish congregation. Tulsa’s conservative synagogue, B’nai Emunah, is located in Midtown Tulsa as well.
Northeast Midtown Tulsa is where the Expo Square is located, formally known as the Tulsa State Fairgrounds. This area contains several Tulsa landmarks as well. This site was home of the former minor league baseball team the Tulsa Drillers. This site hosts the Art Deco, Expo Square Pavilion, Fair Meadows horse racing track and the annual Tulsa State Fair. The Quick Trip Expo Center has the largest clearspan building in the world. It has 354,000 square feet of column free space under a cable suspended roof. The Golden Driller is located in front of the Expo Center and it is 76 feet tall. Built in 1966, it is a symbol of International Petroleum Expo and reminds Tulsa of its oily past.
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