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TFA Distinctive Dwellings: The Frank House in Sapulpa

Sunday, Oct 16, 2022
(All Day Event)
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 $10 | $7.50 | Event starts at 1:00 PM | Sunday, October 16th, 2022

Tulsa boasts a wide variety of residential architecture from the late 1800s through today. From midcentury modern, craftsman bungalows and colonial revival to contemporary mansions, there is an abundance of interesting homes throughout the city. The goal of TFA’s newest residential-focused program, Distinctive Dwellings, is to give those who love architecture an opportunity to see behind the doors of Tulsa’s most distinctive residences through self-guided exploration.

The John Frank House was built in 1955 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma and was designed by architect Bruce Goff. It was designed for John Frank, founder of Frankoma Pottery. The home was specifically designed to showcase the Franks’ love for pottery. John and Grace Lee Frank glazed and fired the ceramic tiles located throughout the home. Join us on October 16th to learn more about this midcentury marvel!

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for this tour are $10 for not yet members and $7.50 for members.  

ON EVENT DAY: Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early to park and get checked in. First entry begins at 1:00 and continues in 30-minute increments, with the last entry being at 4:00pm. Consult the bottom of your tickets for your pre-selected entry time. Advance tickets are required; no walk-up sales will be available.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Did you know that TFA members receive discounted tickets for most EVERY tour, program, and event? Members also receive advanced access to Tulsa Underground Tunnel Tour Tickets before they are available to the general public. You can learn more about TFA membership benefits and sign up to become a member HERE. 

ABOUT TULSA FOUNDATION FOR ARCHITECTURE: Your ticket purchase benefits Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to champion the art of good design and to celebrate Oklahoma’s architectural heritage through education, advocacy, and archives. Every ticket/membership you purchase and every contribution you make supports the impact that Tulsa Foundation for Architecture has on the Tulsa community. Thank you for your support! 


Check-in for this tour will take place at:

The Frank House

1300 Luker Lane

Sapulpa, OK 74066

PARKING: Street parking is available and is free of charge!

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please email us at: We’re always happy to help!