Tulsa history on tour

Two neighborhoods host home tours.



This Maple Ridge home will be on tour Oct. 8.

Tulsa has many grand and noteworthy homes. Many of those reside in the historic neighborhoods of Maple Ridge and Brady Heights, which will each host home tours this month.

On Oct. 8, the Maple Ridge Neighborhood Association will host its annual Home and Garden Tour, which allows guests to see inside homes in one of Tulsa’s oldest neighborhoods. The fundraiser supports the beautification and maintenance of 30 islands within the Maple Ridge area, which extends from East 15th to 31st Streets and Riverside Drive to South Peoria Avenue. 

“People can expect to view a variety of home styles this year with craftsmanship rarely duplicated in this day and age,” says Jane Butts, event chairwoman. Several homes will showcase the Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Italian Renaissance and Mission Revival styles. Tour patrons can see vintage cars and antiques, participate in an ice cream social and visit nearby Lee Elementary School’s outdoor classrooms.

Ten homes in the Brady Heights Historic District will be open to guests at its “Storytellers” tour Oct. 15. Most of the district’s homes were built between 1900 and 1930. Proceeds from the tour benefit projects of the Brady Heights Historic District Inc., a nonprofit serving the neighborhood and surrounding community, which lies between the Osage Expressway and North Main Street, directly north of the Inner Dispersal Loop to East Marshall Street.

In conjunction with the event, the neighborhood organization asks those who have called Brady Heights home for the past 100-plus years to share their personal and family histories via video or audio recordings.

“The neighborhood organization is very invested in identifying these stories, which tell our past, so that they can be saved for future residents to look back upon — especially those stories which nobody may be aware of today,” says Brian Parker, president of the Brady Heights Historic District.

To record your story, visit bradyheights.org/tell-your-story. Recordings will be made Oct. 15 at Centenary United Methodist Church.

 

Oct. 8

Maple Ridge Home and Garden Tour

Noon-5 p.m. Throughout the Maple Ridge Neighborhood and Lee Elementary School, 1920 S. Cincinnati Ave. Start at any of the homes on day of the tour. $12, online; $15, day of the tour. Visit mapleridgeneighborhood.com.

 

Oct. 15

Storytellers: Historic Home Tour

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Throughout the Brady Heights Historic District and the tour’s starting point, Centenary United Methodist Church, 631 N. Denver Ave. $10, adults; free, under 12 years old. Visit bradyheights.org.

 

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