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Bartlesville

(bär`təlzvĭl), city (1990 pop. 34,256), seat of Washington co., NE Okla., on the Caney River; inc. 1897. It is a distribution center for a ranching and rich oil-producing area. Petroleum production, marketing, and research have been major enterprises since the first well was tapped in 1897. Of interest are the Price Tower, a concrete and glass building with cantilevered floors, designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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, with its arts center; and the Nellie Johnstone oil well, a replica of the first commercial oil well in the state. A U.S. Bureau of Mines energy research center is in the city.
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We will always put the safety of the students of the Bartlesville Public School District first and foremost.
The local geologists and operators call the Bartlesville formation the King Sand as it's present in only 14% of Cowley County producing fields, yet these fields represent 65% of the oil produced in the County," Boyles added.
In Dewey, just north of Bartlesville, the simple brick box of the Comer House (1957) is upstaged by a bright red Constructivist canopy.
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In communities like Bartlesville, a grant like this can not only provide much-needed affordable housing, but also a boost of economic activity," said HUD Secretary Julin Castro.
Keller, who has been the face of JPMorgan Chase in Oklahoma, concludes a banking career that began with The First National Bank in Bartlesville in 1964.
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With the spacing for an additional 232 drilling locations on the Bartlesville formation alone, the property will continue to expand far into the future.