Midtown Tulsa Real Estate - Lori Cain: March 2010

Historic White City in midtown Tulsa

Historic White City in midtown Tulsa

The White City Historic District is located four miles east of Tulsa's Central Business District and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 14, 2001.

Map of historic White City in midtown Tulsa real estate

The area is known for two main architectural styles: Tudor Revival and Minimal Traditional style. Tudor revival homes are generally constructed of brick, have a steep pitched roof with a façade dominated by one or more cross gables. Garages are typically detached from the home and possess a similar style.

The Minimal Traditional style was built following the Tudor revival homes and were simplified by a low or intermediate pitched roof and minimal decorative detailing. Other styles present in the White City Historic District include Modern Movement, Ranch, Colonial Revival, Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival and Bungalow/Craftsman.

Historic White City in midtown Tulsa

White City in midtown Tulsa was originally a dairy farm built by Pennsylvania native, Glenn Braden and it was so named because of the color of the buildings and silos built there. After Braden’s death, his children closed the dairy, platted the land and began selling lots. Targeted at Tulsa’s middle class, the White City addition offered modern suburban acreage.

Braden Park within historic White City in midtown Tulsa

A focus of the neighborhood is Braden Park, which has been there since the origin of the division.

Covering almost ten acres, Braden Park’s main feature is a large pond with a cement walk, fountain in the center, three fountains and ducks. Fishing is permitted. There is a large water playground and swings - much for the kids to do. Included are tennis courts, a shelter, picnic tables and restrooms.

Market snapshot of White City in midtown Tulsa real estate - March 25, 2010

There are currently eight homes for sale in White City, two under contract, and eight properties have sold in the last six months. The average size home is 1400 square feet and average sales price per square foot is $80+ depending on level of upgrades.

Typical home in historic White City in midtown Tulsa

If you are searching for a home for sale in White City in midtown Tulsa or have a home to sell in White City, please call me!

Lori is a residential Realtor serving the greater Tulsa area, and specializing in midtown Tulsa real estate. Please visit Lori’s web site, LoriCain.com or call 918-852-5036.

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