Category: Architecture

Love architecture? This channel is for you! We’ll feature the best in Oklahoma architecture including historic, mid-century modern and new developments for both residential and commercial properties.
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Art Deco Reno: Ambassador OKC

by Malena Lott Another Cinderella story to report for a historic Art Deco building in Midtown in Oklahoma City at 1200 North Walker. The Osler Building, originally a medical offices building in 1929 through the 1960s, is now an Ambassador Hotel Collection boutique hotel with a full service restaurant on the first floor, 56 rooms

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Carlton Landing Part 3: Architecture Walking Tour

by Malena Lott Take a walk with Grant Humphreys as he explains how they came to decide the architectural style for their lakeside community and see houses and cottages of all sizes under construction. You can tell a lot of thought went into the space planning for Carlton Landing, from the boardwalks to the book

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Pizza 23 Adds to Uptown 23rd’s Growing Charm

by Malena Lott For the longest time, the only reason I went to 23rd street was to visit Cuppies and Joe, a little cupcakery that looks like you’ve stepped into your great-grandma’s early 21st century farm house: old sofas and afghans and a collection of vintage tables and chairs with an old-fashioned at home feel.

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Shots! Oklahomanmade Architectural Photography Competition

Got some great shots of Oklahoma architecture? Consider entering your photos in this year’s Oklahomanmade Photography Competition hosted by the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture.  The top entries will be used in future publications produced by the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture and AIA Central Oklahoma. The competition is open to the following Oklahoma residents.

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Love Mid-Century? Meet Okie Mod Squad

by Malena Lott I’m not quite sure when the lure of mid-century modern hit me, though it was way before the popularity of Mad Men, the 1960s Madison Avenue advertising drama series. Unfortunately the style didn’t fit in my home until I switched from a traditional two-story to a contemporary rock two-story  and since then

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Save This Space: Top OK Preservation Resources

How do we know what buildings are of historic value? Who keeps track? Who’s in charge? Preservation societies are space watchdogs, and in Oklahoma, several work to preserve worthy structures from homes to commercial spaces and landmarks. 1. Oklahoma Historical Society: collect, preserve, share Best known for: National Register of Historic Places: The National Register is

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