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Oklahoma Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 1)

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University Club Tower
Tulsa, OK
The cylindrical University Club Tower was built in 1966. With 32 floors, it is the tallest residential high-rise in Oklahoma. It is also used for office space. [map]

Abundant Life Building
Tulsa, OK
The Abundant Life Building, aka the Diamond Tower, was designed by Cecil Stanfield and built in 1957. It was originally Oral Roberts' headquarters and television studio. When Oral Roberts moved out in the 1970s, the building was used by Southwestern Bell. The windowless building has been vacant since the mid-1980s. In 2019, work began to remove all of the marble diamonds from the facade. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Tulsa Central Library
Tulsa, OK

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2019:
The Tulsa Central Library was designed by Charles Ward and built in 1965. From 2013-2016, the building was renovated. The exterior was remodeled somewhat. [map]

Tulsa County Court House
Tulsa, OK

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2019:
The Tulsa County Court House was designed by Black and West and built in 1953. I believe the shelters were built around 1967. These photos are from 2011. The shelters were gone by 2015. [map]

former Tulsa Convention Center
Tulsa, OK

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2019:
The Tulsa Convention Center was built in 1961. In 2013, the building was renamed Cox Center. [map]