United States Post Office and Courthouse (NRIS 00000244)
224 S. Boulder Ave.,
Oklahoma. County/parish: Tulsa.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 24, 2000.
Also known as:
- United States Post Office and Courthouse (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
- The United States Post Office and Court House in Tulsa, Oklahoma, also known as Federal Building, is a federal building of the United States government completed in 1917 and located at 224 South Boulder Avenue. The supervising architect for both the original construction and a substantial extension completed in 1933 was James A. Wetmore. The building houses a post office and housed the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma from 1917 to 1925, when the districts were reconfigured and it became a courthouse of the Northern District of Oklahoma.
Built in the Classical Revival style, the building has been described as "the postal beauty of the southwest… a marble, bronze and granite memorial to its builders".It served historically as a post office, as a courthouse, and as a government office building. (read more...)
Yeager, M. and Son
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000244