Return to the days of Oklahoma's oil boom or take a walk amongst Art Deco giants while visiting architecture-rich Oklahoma. Stroll along the streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma's "Terra Cotta City," for prime examples of Art Deco style from the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright, Barry Byrne and Bruce Goff. Tulsa's world-renowned collection of Art Deco architecture is far from the only notable style in the state. Sprawling mansions of Oklahoma's past oil barons, the world's largest Masonic temple, a Spanish Mission theater and Frank Lloyd Wright's only complete skyscraper, among other standouts, add to Oklahoma's eye appeal.
Travel along Route 66 to Arcadia's unique Round Barn or make a pit-stop in Guthrie, home to the largest Historic Preservation District in the nation. Meander down the city's brick-lined streets, take in charming storefronts and marvel at exceptional Victorian, Main Street architecture. With a wide variety of historic style and modern design, Oklahoma sets the standard for architectural getaways.
Step back in time and enjoy a show at one of Oklahoma’s many historic theaters. Go see a film, concert or performing arts event, or simply take in the stunning architecture that makes these time-honored movie houses true Oklahoma landmarks.
If the Marland Mansion’s lavishly decorated walls could talk, they would tell visitors of an unconventional family that stirred up drama in the small town of Ponca City.
Explore the stunning architectural treasures of Tulsa and Bartlesville by following this road trip itinerary that showcases prime examples of Art Deco, Frank Lloyd Wright's genius and some of Bruce Goff's creations.
A four-city tour of Oklahoma’s marvelous mansions discovers what wealth and taste can buy, and what philanthropy and the dedication of supporters can preserve and protect for the public.
Put on your retro traveling shoes and make an expedition into the future’s past with a tour of Oklahoma City’s mid-century architecture.