Bryn Mawr is a nice, quiet neighborhood at East 21st Street and Lewis Avenue near the Utica Square district of Tulsa. The neighborhood fits nicely into the grid network of avenues that move people efficiently through the city. It is also well-connected to the Broken Arrow Expressway, which is a direct route toward the office skyscrapers of the Central Business District.
Residents of Bryn Mawr can enjoy its leafy, green streets and homes with nicely maintained yards. Most of the housing comprises single-family homes with a variety of architectural styles dating from the mid-20th century.
Private schools dominate education here, with the prominent Cascia Hall and Monte Cassino schools just west of Bryn Mawr. The University of Tulsa, with about 8,000 students, is about one mile to the north. Another nearby institution is the very large St. John Medical Center, with its dense towers, hospitals, and clinics.
Tulsa’s Expo Square fairgrounds, which hosts events like the State Fair of Tulsa and a year-round slate of equestrian events, is adjacent to the community. Residents also have easy access to the rich shopping experience offered by historic Utica Square, Tulsa’s most upscale shopping district. It is within walking distance of Bryn Mawr, and features several high-profile and exclusive luxury retailers and nice restaurants.
Bryn Mawr is one of the more affordable neighborhoods near the heart of Tulsa, where it becomes clear that the city was once the “Oil Capitol of the World,” where anyone could become a millionaire overnight. The beauty of formal Woodward Park and the refined elegance of the Philbrook Museum, both within a mile of Bryn Mawr, tell of the richness of Tulsa’s history.