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Villa Philbrook, 2727 South Rockford Road, Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK

Villa Philbrook, 2727 South Rockford Road, Tulsa, Tulsa County, OK

 
 
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Summary

1993 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention
Significance: The 1920s was a flamboyant period in Oklahoma, as well as elsewhere in the U.S. It was a time when wealthy oilmen built lavish estates. Waite Phillips was one of these men. Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, he settled in Tulsa in 1918 and established the Phillips Petroleum Company. Phillips purchased 64 acres for the Philbrook Estate in several parcels between 1921 and 1926. Phillips divided the land into 2 portions: 23 acres for Villa Philbrook and 41 acres for Rockbridge Park, a residential development which bordered the Villa on the north, east, and south...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N112
Survey number: HABS OK-55
Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1933 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1990 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Phillips, Waite
Delk, Edward B
Hare, Herbert
Long Construction Company
Lohman, Henry
Thomas, Phillip
Fox, C Burton
Leider, Charles L, faculty sponsor
Jones, Nigel R, faculty sponsor
Pittmen, Hunter, field team
Oklahoma State University, Landscape Architecture Program, sponsor
National Park Service, Rocky Mountain Regional Office, sponsor
Cary, Brian, transmitter
Collins, Charlene, delineator
Clayton, Kyle, delineator
Harris, Michael A, delineator
Hodges, Todd, delineator
Howland, David, delineator
Hundley, Scott, delineator
Kennedy, Dennis, delineator
Leider, Stephen, delineator
Sheck, Leo, delineator
Schwegman, Michael, delineator
Suiter, Jeffrey, delineator
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Location

East Tulsa36.12377, -95.96990
Google Map of 36.1237708, -95.96989789999999
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Source

Library of Congress
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