Steen House – Tulsa

Grover C. Steen, who operated a grocery and wholesale meat business, purchased this site in the Tulsa Way development in 1931, and contracted with Daniel D. Jones to erect his dwelling. The brick-veneer house is composed as a hip-roofed block two stories in height. A curving, front projecting gable with half-timbering provides a reference to … Read more

Jackson House – Tulsa

Stonewall Jackson, proprietor of the Stonewall Jackson Lumber Co., and his wife, Florence, contracted with J. H. Walker to construct their Tulsa Way house in 1925. Well suited to its spacious comer site, the bungalow features a number of spreading cross gables which form a deep porch along both street elevations. Walls and battered porch … Read more

Bennett House – Tulsa

Octavia Hendricks Bennett, daughter of pioneer attorney Harrison G. Hendricks, purchased this Tulsa Way property in 1929 and resided here the following year. She was the widow of George E. Bennett, who was a principal in the founding of Acme Pressed Brick Co. among his other business ventures. The house remained in the Bennett family … Read more

DeVitt House – Tulsa

This unusual house is constructed on a generally rectangular plan and sports a veneer of yellow brick and a gable roof clad in red Mission tile. Prominent features of the front elevation include a fanciful Missionesque parapet with cast-stone coping over an equally flamboyant Missionesque cast-stone lintel. The Tulsa Way site was purchased in 1928 … Read more

Hadley House – Tulsa

Llewellyn M. Hadley, a cattle buyer, and his wife, Mabel, purchased this Tulsa Way parcel in 1927 and hired contractor W. C. Harms to construct their residence the same year. The two-story house of rectangular plan sports a veneer of ochre brick; the hip roof is clad in red tile. Window and door surrounds are … Read more

3830 Tulsa WAY – Tulsa

This two-story red brick house was constructed about 1924, apparently built on a speculative basis. Zeno C. Ross, an attorney with Ross, Ross and Alexander, was the flrst occupant. He leased the home while a new family residence was constructed in the River Crest area. An investor, Samuel A. Hoskins, purchased the house in 1932 … Read more

Tompkins-Brown House – Tulsa

This Tulsa Way dwelling presumably was constructed as a speculative investment by W. Henry and Lizzie Bell Tompkins, who contracted with builder Homer H. Tompkins and Sloan Lumber Co. in 1926. Andrew J. and Clara Brown purchased the house in 1927 and resided here the same year. Brown was an oil operator, president and general … Read more

Crowley House – Tulsa

This rambling house is composed of a series of one, one and one-half, and two-story interlocking gabled, hipped and shed-roofed bays. Walls are veneered in textured yellow brick and the roof is clad in red Spanish tile; high quality cast-stone decorative details ornament the Mediterranean style house. Contractor L. W. Womack erected the nine-room house … Read more