PEOPLE & PLACES: Downtown Tulsa’s Underground Tunnels A fascinating peak at our urban underbelly

Have you been thinking about taking one of the downtown Tulsa’s underground tours; imagining dark, damp and musty dungeon-like tunnels, reminiscent of England’s medieval torture chambers? Perhaps you’ve seen images of long, dimly lit, narrow passageways with low ceilings; where you might faintly hear creaky doors and…

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PROPOSED ARKANSAS RIVER DESIGN OVERLAY A blueprint for desirable development in the corridor

Get ready to speak up! After the Vision Tulsa election on April 5th, Tulsans can turn their attention to a matter of crucial importance to sustaining and improving the quality of life in the Arkansas River corridor. For well over a year, a group has worked to establish design standards and guidelines for new developments in what, if approved, will be the first Special Area Overlay District incorporated into the city’s new updated zoning code.

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A NEW PERSPECTIVE Actively securing Tulsa's identity for future generations

I have a new appreciation for historic preservation, here’s why. Historic preservation, smart growth, sustainable development, and new urbanism are terms we seldom hear bandied about by our elected officials in Tulsa. This is an unfortunate fact that needs to change if we are going to meet future challenges for economic growth and development. Make…

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