Friday, October 2, 2009

East 41st Street and South Peoria Avenue, 1953 vs. 2009

From 41st Street looking east across South Peoria was practically out in the country in 1953. There are a few houses in the distance but not much else. (photo courtesy of the Beryl Ford Collection/Rotary Club of Tulsa, Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Historical Society)

By 2009 this is the heart of the Brookside neighborhood and described as mid-town or "close to downtown". Tulsa is now solid residential and light commercial from here South and East all the way to Broken Arrow.

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