Downtown Tulsa …Live, Work and Play

Tulsa has long been an arts city with a vibrant and committed arts community generously supported and nourished by citizens, corporations and philanthropists.  The last decade has produced a new energy and excitement for a revitalization of the downtown area that combines the convenience and social advantages of urban living with emerging and expanding arts and entertainment districts where citizens and visitors can truly LIVE, WORK, and PLAY.

Please note that all the districts are located within the IDL (inner dispersal loop) which rings downtown Tulsa.  Currently, there are many exciting new developments in various stages of construction and or planning which promise to offer exciting new options for those seeking a truly urban lifestyle.

Downtown Tulsa Attractions

The Tulsa Theater

105 W. Brady St
918 582-7239

Completed in 1914, the historic Brady Theater was originally designed as a municipal auditorium and convention hall. Over the years, The Brady has hosted some of the greatest stars of stage, screen and television.

The BOK Center

200 S. Denver Ave
918 894-4200

Designed by world famous architect Cesar Pelli, the BOK Events Center is Tulsa’s state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue. The 18,041 seat facility is host to major concerts, family shows, and other events.

Bob Dylan Center

116 E. Reconciliation Way
918 392-3483

The world-class Bob Dylan Center houses and exhibits exclusive cultural treasures created and owned by Bob Dylan over seven decades.

ONEOK FIELD

201 N. Elgin Ave
918 744-5901

Situated on a seven acre tract adjoining the historic Greenwood District, downtown Tulsa’s sparkling new ONEOK FIELD is now home to the AA Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League.

Woody Guthrie Center

102 E. Reconciliation Way
918 574-2710

The Woody Guthrie Center is a public museum and archive located in Tulsa, Oklahoma that is dedicated to the life and legacy of American folk musician and singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie.

The Cains Ballroom

423 N. Main Street
918 584-2306

Built in 1924, historic Cain’s Ballroom is considered by many artists as one of the top performance venues in the world. The ballroom was especially significant for popularizing music called western swing.

Tulsa Convention Center

100 Civic Center
918 894-4350

Completed in 1964, the Tulsa Convention Center recently underwent massive renovations and additions which have transformed the campus facilities into a state of the art convention.

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

111 E. 1st St
918 281-8600

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame was created by the Oklahoma Legislature in 1988 and relocated a few years ago into what was formerly the Tulsa Union Depot. The historic building was entirely renovated.

Tulsa Performing Art Center

111 E. 2nd St
918 596-7122

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center was designed by Minoru Yamasaki, who also designed the former World Trade Center in NYC. It house four theaters, a studio space, and a large reception hall.

Tulsa Ballet

918 5749-6030

Tulsa Ballet, founded in 1956, performs at the PAC. The artistic mission of the Company has remained constant throughout the years. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Marcello Angelini, Tulsa Ballet has brought unprecedented recognition to Tulsa.

Tulsa Opera

918 582-4034

The spirit, drive and fierce sense of pride of those who made Tulsa boom into an important city rich in commerce and industry also encouraged and sustained a rich cultural heritage, leading to the formation of the Tulsa Opera., the 18th oldest opera company in North America.

Tulsa Symphony Orchestra

918 584-3645

Founded in 2005, the unique concept of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra has gained national attention as a number of other professional orchestras search for a practical alternative to the traditional structure. The foundation of TSO is an innovative business model for orchestral governance.

Theatre Tulsa

918 587-8402

Since 1922, Theatre Tulsa has been a part of the culture of Tulsa. Theatre Tulsa and its supporters share a rich legacy of bringing music, laughter, and drama to the people of Tula and providing a venue for the many talents of the Tulsa performing arts community.

American Theatre Company

918 747-9494

In the late 1970’s, ATC became the only nationally recognized resident professional theatre in Oklahoma. After 39 seasons of offering shows ranging from Hamlet to Rocky Horror, Bye, Bye Birdie to The Boys in the Band, and Romeo and Juliet.

Downtown Tulsa Churches

Downtown Tulsa is home to a number of beautiful churches, cathedrals, and chapels including some rather impressive buildings which are on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, including Holy Family Cathedral.

Holy Family Cathedral

122 W. 8th
918 582-6247

Holy Family is the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Tulsa and the seat of the prelate bishop. The Cathedral is also the site of the Holy Family Cathedral School, an educational institution for students from pre-school to eight grade. The Gothic Revival style church was designed by William P. Ginther of Akron, OH and was completed in 1914.

Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

1301 S. Boston Ave
918 583-5181

Tulsa’s legendary Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, an art deco masterpiece was completed in 1929 and has received national recognition for its design. The original concept has been attributed to University of Tulsa art instructor Adah Robinson but a young man named Bruce Goff reportedly did the drafting.

First Presbyterian Church

709 S. Boston
918 584-4701

First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa is a vibrant, evangelical congregation (PCUSA), located in the heart of downtown Tulsa where they share a 125 year long legacy of service to the community.

First United Methodist Church

1115 S. Boulder
918 587-9481

The present sanctuary was designed by a Philadelphia architecture firm in the gothic style and upon completion in 1928 it was hailed as the “protestant cathedral of the south.”

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

1222 S. Guthrie Avenue
918 583-2082

The visitor to an Orthodox Church is usually impressed by the unique features and the external differences between this place of worship and those of the various traditions of Western Christianity.

First Baptist Church

420 S. Detroit Ave
(918) 587-1571

First Baptist Church in downtown Tulsa has a history that coincides with the earliest days of the city, when Tulsa was a small Indian Territory trading post on the banks of the Arkansas River and known affectionately as “Tulsey Town.”

Trinity Episcopal Church

501 S. Cincinnati Ave
918 582-4128

It is the stunning, traditional Anglican architecture that often attracts people to Trinity. One can’t help but feel comforted, and at the same time awed, by the history that resides in this simply beautiful place. And a thriving culture of worship, fellowship and outreach will help you keep coming back.

Downtown Districs

Downtown Tulsa Hotels

Mayo Hotel

115 W. 5th St
918 582-6296

Once regarded as the preeminent Tulsa luxury hotel when she opened in 1925, The Mayo Hotel has returned more brilliant than ever. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Mayo matches an illustrious history with the first-class amenities offered in only the finest hotels.

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

100 E. 2nd St
918582-9000

Tulsa’s Hyatt Regency Hotel is just a short walk away from the BOK Center and features newly renovated rooms and common areas, with outstanding views. Be sure to visit The Daily Grill of west coast fame. The hotel is connected to 8 different buildings through tunnels, walkways and sky bridges.

Doubletree Hotel – Downtown

616 W. 7th St
918 587-8000

The Doubletree Hotel is the only hotel connected directly to the Tulsa Convention Center, featuring a sky bridge. The Hotel blends traditional with contemporary for a great atmosphere. Newly renovated guest rooms and impressive suites provide all the comforts of home and amenities like spacious work areas, data ports and high speed internet are also available.

Courtyard Downtown Marriott

415 S. Boston Ave
918 508-7400

The iconic Atlas Life Building and it’s distinctive neon sign are now home to a 119 room boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Tulsa. A recent 15 million dollar renovation converted the former historic high rise office building into Tulsa’s newest hotel, including a second-floor lobby, with a bistro and social areas, plus a 52 inch touch screen monitor that can display Tulsa events and information.

17 West Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection

17 W. 7th St
539 399-1918

Welcome to the award-winning 17 West Hotel, Ascend® Hotel Collection in Tulsa, OK. Our boutique hotel is just steps away from bustling downtown Tulsa, and within walking distance of some of the city's top shopping and dining destinations. Stay well-connected during your travels at our hotel with free WiFi.

Hotel Ambassador

1324 S. Main St
918 587-8200

Reminiscent of an Italian Renaissance Villa, the Hotel Ambassador is not technically located downtown, but it’s only a very short distance away. The Ambassador is the consummate boutique hotel where luxury reigns supreme, and classic elegance blends seamlessly with modern technology. Don’t miss the European Bistro atmosphere of The Chalkboard Restaurant located on-site.

La Quinta Innn & Suites

707 S Houston Ave
866 238-4218

Opened in 2015, the hotel features free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a fitness room. And, the BOK Center is only one-and-a-half blocks away from this non-smoking Best Western Plus Downtown Tulsa/Route 66 Hotel.

Aloft Tulsa Downtown

200 Civic Center
844 232-0894

Aloft Tulsa Downtown is centrally located in Tulsa, walking distance from Cox Business Center and close to BOK Center. Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown

111 N. Main Street
918 879-1800

Take advantage of the hotel’s fantastic amenities, including free Wi-Fi, complimentary airport shuttle, free breakfast, and pool and exercise room.

Hampton Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown

211 W 3rd St
918 949-6900

This modern downtown hotel, completed in 2017 enjoys a premier location directly across the street from BOK Event Arena. It features: free breakfast, free high-speed internet, free coffee and tea in the lobby.

Downtown Tulsa Apartments

420 Mayo Building

420 S. Main
918 582-8100

This charming historic building at the corner of 5th and Main on Bartlett Square is a great new addition to Downtown Tulsa’s living options. With great views, enclosed covered parking and the convenience of nearby restaurants and shops, the 420 delivers the kind of urban lifestyle Tulsan’s have long been waiting for.

Renaissance Uptown

1000 S. Denver Ave
918 587-8808

Renaissance Uptown was planned and designed especially for those who prefer an urban environment. The lifestyle begins at the main entry, where limited access gates lead to a tri-level parking garage. At the center of the community is the Renaissance clubhouse, which features a Grand Room for resident activities, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with scenic views of the skyline. After your workout, relax in the crystal clear pool or Jacuzzi spa.

Tribune Lofts

20 E. Archer St
918 587-8808

The Tribune Building was added to the National Register for Historic Places in 1979. American Residential Group purchased the building in 1999 and has completely renovated it into Lofts that offer the charm and character of downtown Tulsa from the 1920’s, updated with stylish modern interior design. The residences at The Tribune Lofts have been carefully designed to preserve the style and character of the historic structure.

Philtower Lofts

427 S. Boston Ave
918 584-0331

Luxury loft apartments situated in a multi-use high rise building rich in historic and architectural design, the building is included on the National Register of Historic Places. The gorgeous gothic lobby in travertine marble is most impressive. Other features include attached covered parking and access to downtowns underground tunnel system.

Residences at the Mayo Hotel

115 W. 5th St
918 582-6296

Stars and celebrities made The Mayo a world-class destination. Now, you can call it home. The Mayo offers luxury lofts perfectly complemented by optional amenities enjoyed at a first-class hotel. From laundry, maid service and valet parking to room service and concierge assistance, the Mayo lofts are the very definition of supreme elegance. Only 70 residences with 22 floor plans are available for rent.

Coliseum

625 S Elgin Ave
918 748-8636

Originally constructed in 1925, the Coliseum has been at the heart of Tulsa for over 90 years. Today the Coliseum Apartments are once again full of professionals. Contact American Residential Group for availability.

Metro at Brady Arts District

10 East Archer Street
918 794-0100

Embrace your vibrant lifestyle in Downtown Tulsa at Metro at Brady. Located adjacent to the historic Tribune Lofts in the thriving Brady District, Metro at Brady embodies the absolute finest in urban living.

The Edge at East Village

211 S Greenwood Ave
918 933-5151

The newest address for Downtown Tulsa luxury apartments is on the southeast corner of 2nd and Greenwood – The Edge at East Village. You will simply love living in the vibrant East Village and being within walking distance of the historic Brady Arts District and the Blue Dome District.

The Meridia

522 S Boston Ave
918 442-2332

Meridia adds a new dimension to the downtown experience. Enjoy the privilege of open air balconies, the luxury of contemporary architecture, and the knowledge that it’s yours for the taking.

East End Village

401 S Elgin Ave
918 205-0800

Located in the trendy downtown area of East End Village and near the Blue Dome District, East End Village offers an enchanting retreat for the urban-dweller. Originally built as a Chevy Dealership in the 1920s.

Palace Building

324 S Main Street
918 582-8100

Historic living for a modern lifestyle. We’re transforming one of our city’s oldest and most beloved office skyscrapers into a beautiful, modern apartment building that combines the conveniences of today with the elegance and grace of the building’s original prarie and art deco features.

Greenarch

10 N Greenwood Ave
918 576-7505

GreenArch Apartments Tulsa is the premier apartment community of Downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. Our community features an amazing central location in the Greenwood Historical District. Each home offers open concept layouts with modern finishes.

Art Deco Lofts

2 W 6th St, Tulsa
918 605-9130

Work hard – play hard – live comfortably. In the heart of downtown! Located in the magnificent Deco District, the Transok Apartments offers urban parkside living with convenient access to private parking, within walking or free trolley connectivity.

Y Lofts

515 S Denver Ave
918 770-5538

Make Y Lofts your new home and live in the most unique loft apartments in Downtown Tulsa. The historic renovation of the former YMCA Building located on the corner of 6th and Denver can now be your home.

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