Oil Capital Historic District, Tulsa, OK
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Oil Capital Historic District Neighborhood Guide Tulsa, OK


The Oil Capital Historic District is a vibrant, urban neighborhood in the heart of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. Known for its rich history rooted in the booming oil industry of the early 20th century, this district is home to majestic Art Deco architecture and iconic landmarks including the famous Philcade and Philtower buildings. The neighborhood is situated close to the junction of Interstate 244 and Highway 75, providing easy access to other parts of the city.

What You Will Love About oil capital historic district, Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • There is a sense of stepping back in time as you walk the streets of this district, with its beautifully preserved Art Deco buildings, which reflect the prosperity of Tulsa's oil boom years.
  • The neighborhood offers a vibrant downtown lifestyle with plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.
  • The district is home to many cultural institutions including the Tulsa Geoscience Center, which provides an interesting dive into the region's geological and petroleum industry history.

What’s Nearby

Situated just west of the Arkansas river, the Oil Capital Historic District is a stone’s throw away from numerous cultural and recreational attractions. These include the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, the Gilcrease Museum, the Tulsa River Parks, and the vibrant Blue Dome District. The neighborhood also lies in close proximity to the University of Tulsa.


Life in the Oil Capital Historic District is a mix of bustling city living and historical nostalgia. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a host of cultural, dining and shopping experiences right at their doorstep. The neighborhood also boasts an array of festivals and events, reflecting the vibrant, community-oriented spirit that defines Tulsa.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 147 restaurants, 9 grocery stores, and 15 parks within a mile of the Oil Capital Historic District neighborhood.


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    522 S Boston Ave

    Genisoy Food Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    100 W 5th St


    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.4 miles

    510 S 3rd St, Tulsa , 74120, United States

    The Boxyard

    Retail, Shopping Plazas

    0.4 miles

    502 E 3rd St

    Tulsa Beef & Provision

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.1 miles

    1537 E 7th St

    Cherry Street Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    15th Street between S Rockford and S Quaker

Oil Capital Historic District Apartments and Rentals

44 Rental properties in Oil Capital Historic District, Tulsa, OK.

  • University Club property


    University Club

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    697–1550 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Mansion House Apartments property


    Mansion House Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    453–907 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • 1229 1/2 S Owasso Ave property


    1229 1/2 S Owasso Ave

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    518 Sqft

    Available 8/10

  • 115 West 5th Street property


    115 West 5th Street

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    800 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 515 South Denver Avenue property


    515 South Denver Avenue

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1128 S Quaker Ave property


    1128 S Quaker Ave

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1272 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Oil Capital Historic District Demographics

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Oil Capital Historic District Transportation

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Tulsa Greyhound Station

Bus Stop

317 S Detroit Ave

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Oil Capital Historic District Schools

Neighborhoods Around Oil Capital Historic District

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MidtownNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma$1,269
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RiverviewNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma$1,272
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Pearl DistrictNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
Brady HeightsNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
Heller ParkNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma$560--
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Owen ParkNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
Gilcrease HillsNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
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YorktownNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
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GreenwoodNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
White CityNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
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Patrick HenryNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
Maple RidgeNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma----
Park PlaceNeighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma$800--