Developer ‘in love with 18th and Boston’ plans $4 million Austin-style restaurant and retail spot


Link to original story in the Tulsa World. A group of investors is planning to pour about $4 million into The Knoll at Maple Ridge, a proposed restaurant-retail development near 18th Street and Boston Avenue, developer Jack Allen said. “I’m just in love with 18th and Boston,” said Allen, who fronts the investor group for […]

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See what the OKPOP museum will look like across from Cain’s Ballroom as new design revealed

By Jimmie Tramel Tulsa World

Link to original story. Oklahoma Historical Society officials unveiled the design rendering of the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, a museum that will be constructed in Tulsa’s Arts District. The reveal of the “grit” and “glitz” design took place during a Monday morning news conference at the historic Cain’s Ballroom. Jeff Moore, executive director of […]

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Seattle architects who are renovating Space Needle win new project: designing a world-class Bob Dylan Center

By Sandy Deneau Dunham Pacific NW magazine associate editor

Link to original story in the Seattle Times.   Reverently preserved, carefully protected from an adoring public, The Bob Dylan Archive in Tulsa, Oklahoma, contains more than 100,000 prized items of music-icon memorabilia. Here is the definitive, first-person story of an American legend — expressed through handwritten manuscripts, notebooks and correspondence; films, videos, photos and […]

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Contractors Bid To Bring Life Back To Legendary Church Studio


Link to original story.   TULSA, Oklahoma – Five firms are competing to win the bid to renovate Tulsa’s historic Church Studio. For the next three weeks, the five firms chosen will work to come up with their bids on the renovation and additions to the iconic Tulsa landmark where Leon Russell spent so much […]

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A Tulsa, Okla., Building, Once a Model T Dealership, Is Transformed into a Co-Working Space


Link to original story.   Downtown Tulsa, Okla., could be described as a ghost town after the oil bust of the 1980s. [See “Back from the Dead”, March-April 2014 issue, page 22, for more background on the city’s boom to bust.] However, artists—who tend to see possibilities where others don’t—continued to make their homes and […]

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Tulsa architect to lead OKPOP design team

BY RANDY KREHBIEL, Tulsa World Staff Writer

Link to original story.   A team led by local architect Chris Lilly has been tentatively chosen to design and ultimately build the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa, state officials said Wednesday. The decision is contingent upon final contract negotiations between the state and the design team. State officials hope to break ground […]

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