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Three Reasons Why Buying A Condo In Tulsa Is A Good Choice

Are you thinking of buying a condo? Tulsa, OK, is the perfect city for you as there are so many beautiful and budget-friendly condos for sale. Buying a condo is more affordable than renting an apartment, and owning one in a city where business flourishes is a smart choice.

History

History

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The origin of Tulsa began in the late 1820s with the removal of the Creek from their ancestral homes in Alabama and Georgia. After their arrival in 1833, the Lower Creek settled in present-day Tulsa by negotiating a treaty with the Cherokee and positioning the boundaries between the two nations. The border, which was laid out, ran along the twenty-first century's Edison Street. The Creek held council meetings at the Council Oaktree. This Oaktree is located on Eighteenth Street between Boulder and Cheyenne avenues. Loachapoka, the creek band, deposited ashes that they brought from their last fires in Alabama here. The settlers then named their new area "Tallasi," a Creek language that means "old town" and is now known as Tulsa. In 1879, George Perryman established a ranch that covered most of present southern Tulsa. The ranch house, located close to the present Thirty-eighth and Trenton street, later became the first post office of Tulsa. Josiah Chouteau Perryman was the first appointed postmaster. In 1882, the arrival of the San Francisco and St Louis railroad brought development to the city. This same year, the first store was opened by Harry C. Hall to serve the railroad workers. Tulsa began to grow even more as the first building included a section house, a depot, stores, a hotel, residences, a police station, and a barbers shop. Tulsa was incorporated on January 18, 1898, and Edward Calkins was elected as the city's first mayor. The city's population grew to thousands after its incorporation. Oil field workers flocked to Tulsa after the Hotel Tulsa opened as one of the finest in the Midwest in May 1912. The city was then nicknamed "the Oil Capital of the World."

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Things to do in Tulsa

Things to do in Tulsa

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Pay a visit to the zoo
Want to engage in some outdoor activities and see the wildlife of Tulsa? Then head to the zoos in the city. The Tulsa Zoo is a major tourist attraction and one of the best zoos in Oklahoma. In 2005, it was voted "America's Favorite Zoo" by Microsoft Game Studios in connection with a national promotion of its Zoo Tycoon 2 computer game.

You can meet the rare and popular animals in this zoo, such as the Asian Elephant, Black and White Ruffed Lemur, Chinese Alligator, Malayan Tiger, and the Fiji Island Banded Iguana. Other zoos to check out in Tulsa are Ultimate Reefs and Aquarium, Lion's Lookout, Safari Joe's H2O, and Mohawk Park.

Parks
Wouldn't you love to buy a condo in a city with many parks and playgrounds? Tulsa manages over 134 parks spread over 8,278 acres, while some of the parks in the Tulsa area are by Tulsa County Parks, which are the LaFortune Park and Chandler Park.

Gathering Place is a 66.5-acre park located along the Arkansas River, making it the largest park in the city of Tulsa. The park has won many major awards and was named the "Best New Attraction in 2019." In the 2021 USA Today readers' choice competition, Gathering Place was named the best city park in the United States.

This park offers a variety of attractions for visitors to explore. These attractions include a 5-acre Chapman Adventure Playground, QuikTrip Great Lawn, ONEOK Boathouse, Peggy's Pond, and many gardens, trails, and pathways. Kids and adults also get to enjoy plenty of activities. Other prominent parks in the city are DreamKeepers Park, Mohawk Park, Helmerich Park, and Woodward Park.

Cuisine
Several restaurants and food trucks in Tulsa serve different tasty cuisines. Nationally, the city is known for some particular cuisines. BBQ is one of the city's iconic foods, which you can find at some nationally acclaimed restaurants like Hasty-Bake Company, Rib Crib, Leon's Smoke Shack, and Billy Sims Barbecue.

You can also head to Jamil's Steakhouse to have a bit of the juicy steak and Coney I-Lander to have the famous Chili and Coney Island hot dogs. Buying a condo in Tulsa gives you the best chance to explore the fantastic food in notable restaurants like Sisserou's Caribbean Restaurant & Catering, Charleston's Restaurant, Mahogany Prime Steakhouse, and others.

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Location

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Location

Nestled in the northeastern corner of Oklahoma between the edge of the Great Plains and the foot of the Ozarks in a generally forested region of rolling hills is the City of Tulsa. The city covers an area of 201.84 square miles, making it the second-largest city in Oklahoma.

Tulsa demographics

Tulsa demographics

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The city of Tulsa is home to 413,066 residents, making it the second most populated city in Oklahoma and the fourth seventh most populated city in the United States. The city also has a population density of 2,088.83 people per square mile. The ethnic composition of Tulsa is a diverse one. 66.4% White, 14.4% African or Black American, and Alaska Natives and American Indians make up 4.45% of the city's population.

Buying a condo in Tulsa is quite affordable as the city is known for having a low cost of living. The cost of living in Tulsa is 2% lower than the average in Oklahoma and 17% lower than the average in the United States. The Median Home Cost in the city is $150,500, about 50% below the national average.

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Arts in Tulsa

Arts in Tulsa

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Museums
Two of the region's finest museums in Tulsa were bequeathed by Thomas Gilcrease, an oilman, and avid art collector. The first museum was the Gilcrease Museum, built to house the extensive Thomas Gilcrease art collection. Tulsa inherited the museum In 1955, and it is recognized worldwide for its Western art. The museum is a top attraction venue for both tourists and residents.

The second was Philbrook, the private home of Waite Phillips. Phillips donated his art collection and home to Tulsa in 1938. The Philbrook Museum of Art has indoor and outdoor displays that are informative, interesting, and pleasing to the eye. There is also a wonderful garden with koi fish ponds, swings to sit on, a variety of flowers, and a unique cabin. Do you want to see Renaissance and Baroque sculptures and paintings? Then take a tour of this museum.

Tulsa has other museums and organizations that preserve the region's history and art. They include the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, the Tulsa County Historical Society Museum, the Greenwood Cultural Center, the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, and the Tulsa Air and Space Museum. Buying a condo in this city lets you enjoy the beautiful arts these prominent museums offer.

Music
Tulsa is a city known for its rich, vibrant culture and interesting music scene and is a major destination for music historians. From heartfelt jazz to smooth blues, the city attracts some hot musicians worldwide. Tulsa prides itself in an abundance of outstanding music venues featuring the iconic underground clubs and massive auditoriums.

One of the music venues with the biggest names in music is BOK Center. It is the prime spot to catch superstars like Kanye West and Justin Bieber. The center seats over 19,000 people, and everyone has a perfect view of the stage. Are you into punk, pop music, rock n' roll, or hip-hop? The BOK Center draws talented and the most famous musicians worldwide. This is a place you must visit.

Catch some live music in some of Tulsa's best and most well-known music venues, such as The Vanguard, Cain's Ballroom, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, The Brady Theater, The Shrine, and others.

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Schools in Tulsa

Schools in Tulsa

Schools The city of Tulsa offers residents the best educational institutions and certifications. It is also home to large universities such as the University of Tulsa, Community College, and Tulsa Technology Center. Several high-ranked schools in the city include Holberton School Tulsa, Spartan School of Aeronautics, Bishop Kelley High School, and Holland Hall School.

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Why Tulsa?

Why Tulsa?

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Why Tulsa, Ok?
The city of Tulsa in Oklahoma is an exciting place to buy a condo and relocate to with your family. It has great schools, lovely parks, zoos, trails for outdoor activities, and a robust economy.

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