“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs It’s National Community Planning Month! Join the City of Tulsa Planning Department and Tulsa Foundation for Architecture as we discover downtown through the eyes of Jane Jacobs, an urban activist from the 1960s who took a […]
The Public Hearings for the comprehensive Zoning Code update are starting on Monday, September 28, 2015. The Tulsa Preservation Commission (TPC) provided comments and suggested edits in April and August 2015. While overall, the Commission found the revisions to and retention of the previous code language positive and sufficient, there are areas for which modifications […]
Do you know what’s underneath your non-original siding? You may be amazed at what you find! Covering houses with asbestos siding became popular in the early 20th century as a means to imitate costly materials such as brick, stone, slate and wood. Asbestos appealed to homeowners since it came in various colors and textures, which took […]
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So many summer projects are underway! Do not forget to contact the Tulsa Preservation Staff for all new exterior and landscape projects that can be seen from the public right of way. Preservation Staff are happy to work with property owners about upcoming projects and provide assistance regarding applications and upcoming meetings.