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Photo: The Beryl Ford Collection/Rotary Club of Tulsa, Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Historical Society.

Brady Mansion

BY http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9781467111287/Tulsas-Historic-Greenwood-District

The Brady Mansion was home to Tulsa businessman, Tate Brady. The home still stands at 620 North Denver Avenue. Brady believed the future growth of Tulsa would be north of the railroad tracks and he asserted that belief in building his mansion, Arlington, at 620 N. Denver Ave.

Arlington reflected Brady’s deep affection for the South because it is named after the Virginia town that is the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Custis Mansion. Indeed, the United Daughters of the Confederacy would meet for tea and Sons of the Old South would gather for toasts below a painting of Confederate generals in the drawing room of the Greek Revival-style mansion.

As featured in "Tulsa's Historic Greenwood District" written by Hannibal Johnson and published by Arcadia Publishing, best known for its iconic "Images of America" series, which chronicles the history of small towns and downtowns across the country.