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September 26, 2017

This Heritage Hills residence at 911 NW 15th was built in 1928 by Henry Schafer who was a native of Germany and made the land run of 1889 to El Reno were he established his business. His city home was a combination of English Regency and Georgian styes. In 1951, the home was sold to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence...

September 26, 2017

Nine years ago when the Edwards purchased the home, the backyard landscaping consisted of only privet shrub serving as a fence line, so a landscape upgrade was a must. The family began formulating ideas to create a space that would reflect their love of Japanese gardens and the high deserts of Santa Fe, w...

September 17, 2017

Constructed from 1921 to 1926 by Mr. Ben Barnes, who migrated to Oklahoma in 1909 and amassed a fortune as an entrepreneur, this elaborate home was and still is one of the most unique in Oklahoma City. Designed in a Mediterranean style with Moorish influences, it includes the liberal use of arches, decora...

September 16, 2017

Built in 1923 by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Taylor as both their residence and a showcase for the finest products and workmanship of their tile and marble company, Norman and Terri Thompson's home is as elegant and stylish today as it was then.  Much of the original woodwork, tile, and marble is intact.  The onl...

September 16, 2017

In 1923, Mr. & Mrs. Frederick E. Patterson and his business  partner Henry Hoffman bought adjoining lots on 19th Street.  Mr. Patterson and his partner were Territorial entrepreneurs who in 1901 had begun as wholesale cigar suppliers, expanded to include Gastream home heating and cooking appliances, and b...

September 10, 2017

This English Tudor style house was built  in 1925 by G.A. Nichols, a prolific and enterprising home builder.  The home, in which he lived for a time, was part of what he called "Aristocratic Harndale," a neighborhood surrounding Harn Park, which had been deeded to the city in 1910 by pioneer Alice Harn. D...

September 5, 2017

The 2017 Heritage Hills Historic Home and Garden Tour is fast approaching and volunteers are needed to staff various 2.5 hour shifts on Saturday Sept 30 and Sunday Oct 1.. The success of the Tour depends on volunteers both inside and outside the neighborhood, so please enlist your friends and sign up for...

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