Tulsa, Oklahoma: Columbo On Front Lawn

Dead tree is carved into a likeness of rumpled 1970s TV detective by professional sculptor Clayton Coss. On its base is Columbo's catchphrase, "Just one more thing." The homeowner is a private detective who grew up watching the show, which had Peter Falk in the lead role for its ten seasons.

Address:
5855 E. 57th St., Tulsa, OK
Directions:
Southeast side of the city, in a subdivision. From Route 66 turn south at the stoplight onto S. Sheridan Rd. Drive 4.5 miles. Turn right at the stoplight onto E. 57th St. Drive two blocks. You'll see the statue on the right, at the corner of E. 57th St. and S. Kingston Ave.
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Columbo On Front Lawn

The Columbo sculpture is fun to look at and easy to find. In addition to Columbo, there is a statue of Ben Franklin and a vintage telephone booth in the front yard. I also noticed a sign warning me of guard dogs, but I didn't see or hear anything menacing.

[Janelle, 10/28/2021]

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