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Magazine | Public Secrets

Northside House from Larry Clark’s “Tulsa”

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Posted 02.17.11

A similar exterior shot of this house is featured in Larry Clark’s 1971 photobook Tulsa. Located in the Cherokee Heights division at 121 North Utica, the house once belonged to David Roper whose image is a constant throughout the book. According to a neighbor, Roper lived in the house until the early 1980s and is still living in the Tulsa area working as a door-to-door fruit salesman. This re-photo was taken in September of 2010.

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