Districts in the National Register of Historic Places

Yorktown Historic District

Yorktown

Primary Residential Construction: 1921-1931

More:   District Boundary Map

Boundaries
North: 16th/17th Streets
East: Lewis Avenue
South: 20th Street
West: Victor/Wheeling Avenues

The Yorktown neighborhood includes 19 blocks of single family residences. Composed of eight separate additions, the district does not exhibit a single pattern of residential development. The blocks are not the same size, varying in both width and length. Significant construction of residences in the Yorktown district began in 1921 with the Bungalow/Craftsman style making up 69 percent of all houses in the district. Tudor Revival is the second most prevalent style, gaining popularity in the district in the late 1920s. Combined, the Bungalow/Craftsman and Tudor Revival styles constitute ninety percent of the Yorktown residences.

Yorktown neighborhood is a valuable part of Tulsa’s historic infrastructure, containing a predominate style of Bungalow/Craftsman style architecture. Historic neighborhoods such as Yorktown represent windows of time that are architecturally homogeneous for that period of Tulsa’s history. Yorktown was placed under Historic Preservation Zoning on August 14, 1995.

Yorktown was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 20, 2002 under National Register criteria A and C. Its NRIS number is 02000657.

Subdivisions

Plat Date
Bell McNeal Add.1921
Bungalow Court Add.1918
Edgewood Place Add.1920
Maywood Add.1919
Orcutt Add.1908
Reddin 3rd Add.1925
Weaver Add.1920
Woodward Park Add.1919
Representation in Existing Surveys
National Register of Historic Places — June 20, 2002
Intensive Level Survey — September 30, 2000
Reconnaissance Survey — September, 1991