Highlights of the Preservation Education Series

Over 200 people attended the Education Series this spring hosted by the Tulsa Preservation Commission. With topics ranging from historic preservation tax credits and heritage tourism on Route 66 to sustainable design and community character, these four lectures broadened our knowledge and enriched the dialogue about historic preservation in Tulsa. This series was funded by a grant from the National Park Service through the …

Preserving Route 66: Economic and Cultural Benefits

June 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm, Presentation at 6 pm Circle Cinema – 10 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104 RSVP for this presentation and reception now! Did you know that Route 66 attracts thousands of visitors every year from all over the world? Heritage tourists like to stay longer and spend more time and money locally than any other type …

Older, Smaller, Better: Community Character and Vitality

June 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm, Presentation at 6 pm Cyntergy 810 S Cincinnati Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103 RSVP for this presentation and reception now! The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Green Lab recently reported that established neighborhoods with a mix of older, smaller buildings attracts more entrepreneurial jobs where the creative economy thrives rather than districts with predominately larger, …

Positive IMPACT: Historic Tax Credits Transforming Tulsa

May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm 36°N, Universal Ford Building, 36 East Cameron Street Tulsa, OK 74103 THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Important downtown buildings would still be collecting dust and contributing even less to our City’s bottom line without the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) program. In fact, HTC projects have pumped over $163 million of private investment into Tulsa since …

City of Tulsa Awarded $12,250!

As a Certified Local Government, the City of Tulsa has been allocated $12,250 for the 2019-20 Fiscal Year to foster development of historic preservation.  This grant must be matched on a 60% Federal/40% Non-Federal basis with other sources. Members of the public may submit proposals for projects to be completed by the Tulsa Preservation Commission.  Previous projects have included a workshop on …

Redefining Stewardship: Designing for a Sustainable Future

April 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm Cyntergy, 810 S Cincinnati Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103 RSVP for this presentation and reception now! Whether designing a new building or preserving an existing one, we value efficiency, durability, and longevity.  The firm of Quinn Evans Architects approaches preservation as a celebration of our architectural heritage as it seeks to renew these treasures for continued …