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 …

Education Series

Tulsa Preservation Commission is excited to bring speakers from across the country to engage the community in historic preservation. From historic tax credits and Route 66 to sustainable design and community character, these four lectures are sure to broaden our knowledge and dialogue of historic preservation in Tulsa. We hope to see you at all of these FREE lectures. More information is provided …

Notice for HP Permit Applications

Notice for HP Permit Applications: The holiday season is just around the corner! Please remember the Tulsa Preservation Commission and HP Subcommittee will not meet the last two weeks of December and the first week of January. Although there are no meetings, staff will be available to help homeowners with questions and upcoming applications for 2016. Last day for applications …

Jane Jacobs Walk: Public Spaces Tour

“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 critical look about how cities …

TPC Comments on Zoning Code Update

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 are recommended to provide needed …

Do you have non-original siding?

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 away from painting labor and …