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Home > Oklahoma > Tulsa > Tulsa Rose Garden, Twenty-first & Peoria, Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK



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Item Title


Location
Twenty-first & Peoria, Tulsa, OK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OK-61
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N637).
Building/structure dates: 1934 initial construction
0.1998
Significance: It is between Woodward Park and the Tulsa Garden Center at 21st and Peoria, it is a 4 1/2 acre garden in a series of 6 terraces. The style of the garden is Italian Renaissance and the 6 terraces begin at street level on Peoria Avenue and rise up a gentle slope back almost 850 feet. The garden was constructed in 1934 by the WPA using hand labor and teams of horses. It was designed by C. Burton Fox, landscape architect and was completed by 1935 with the first plantings occurring in that same year...

Subjects
Municipal Government
Gardens
Ecology


Related Names
Works Progress Administration
Fox, C. Burton
Pugh, Jeff W., Field Team
Crawford, Sara Beth, Field Team
Rust, Corby L., Field Team


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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