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Title: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: ComeOnBenjals on October 10, 2019, 03:49:43 pm
I've seen this on other city forums, and thought it would be fun to look at the Arts District from above... the area is definitely going to look different here in a few years! I wasn't able to fit in the Vast Bank headquarters or the planned Edge apartments... they're too the east of the picture.

(https://i.imgur.com/8wicI6w.jpg)


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: DowntownDan on October 11, 2019, 09:11:51 am
This was my office view from 2008 to 2017. The baseball stadium had just broken ground and Guthrie Green was still an abandoned truck yard. The transformation was incredible to watch. I've since moved to the east side of the building overlooking the Blue Dome district. I can't want to watch Santa Fe Square go up, hopefully sometime rather soon.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: shavethewhales on October 11, 2019, 10:17:29 am
This is awesome, thanks for doing it.

Looks like dirt is moving on WPX already? Or at least site prep/geo tech borings. Are they scheduled to do a formal groundbreaking?


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 13, 2019, 03:09:53 pm
This was my office view from 2008 to 2017. The baseball stadium had just broken ground and Guthrie Green was still an abandoned truck yard. The transformation was incredible to watch. I've since moved to the east side of the building overlooking the Blue Dome district. I can't want to watch Santa Fe Square go up, hopefully sometime rather soon.

The past five years have been all about the Brady/Arts District.  I think weíll see continued growth there but that Blue Dome will be an even larger transformation over the next decade.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: Conan71 on October 13, 2019, 10:00:19 pm
Curious at what point the property values will encourage companies like the dairy distribution and last few manufacturer reps and machining operations with warehouses to sell off and move elsewhere.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: sgrizzle on October 14, 2019, 07:03:19 am
Curious at what point the property values will encourage companies like the dairy distribution and last few manufacturer reps and machining operations with warehouses to sell off and move elsewhere.

They might leave if they had to pay for on-street parking like the rest of us.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: Rattle Trap on October 14, 2019, 08:16:09 am
Incredible transformation. Do we know what the GKFF development is going to be yet? I've only heard speculation.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 14, 2019, 10:56:44 am
Any way you could expand the picture to show the east end around ONEOK Field?  I know that's considered Greenwood but there's a nice cluster of new and planned development over there.  Vast Bank, The View apartments and GreenArch II. 

There is also the planned developments at Main & Cameron including the TDA property (https://journalrecord.com/2019/09/24/developers-sought-for-1-acre-site-in-downtown-tulsa/) and the LA King property the Hanson Bros are planning to develop into a mixed-use project.

Whatever happened to this project at Main & Brady?  https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/historic-building-in-tulsa-arts-district-likely-will-face-demolition/article_69d063ce-2531-5154-9b2a-15e53aa921b7.html


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: shavethewhales on October 14, 2019, 12:17:10 pm
^The Baird property got denied rezoning permission. They could still tear down the old station anytime they want. https://www.news9.com/story/38989726/caffey



Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 14, 2019, 12:46:54 pm
^The Baird property got denied rezoning permission. They could still tear down the old station anytime they want. https://www.news9.com/story/38989726/caffey

Interesting, this would make for a really cool bar/restaurant space with an outdoor patio that kill it in this location

(https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/tulsaworld.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/0/d9/0d911919-1da6-5f09-9cb7-68431587d05b/5b847d81e52b7.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C758)


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: AdamsHall on October 15, 2019, 10:34:10 am
Interesting, this would make for a really cool bar/restaurant space with an outdoor patio that kill it in this location

(https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/tulsaworld.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/0/d9/0d911919-1da6-5f09-9cb7-68431587d05b/5b847d81e52b7.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C758)

Agreed.  I would like to see a patio like the Mont in Norman.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: Conan71 on October 15, 2019, 11:46:30 am
Interesting, this would make for a really cool bar/restaurant space with an outdoor patio that kill it in this location

(https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/tulsaworld.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/0/d9/0d911919-1da6-5f09-9cb7-68431587d05b/5b847d81e52b7.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C758)

Or it could subdivide into a really swanky T-Mobile and California Nails development.  ;D


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 15, 2019, 11:58:54 am
Agreed.  I would like to see a patio like the Mont in Norman.

Thatís always been my dream for the Blue Dome building.  Add a bunch of trees/landscaping and wrought iron fence around it and it would be one of the best patios in town.  You could definitely do something similar here too.


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: ComeOnBenjals on October 15, 2019, 03:04:46 pm
Any way you could expand the picture to show the east end around ONEOK Field?  I know that's considered Greenwood but there's a nice cluster of new and planned development over there.  Vast Bank, The View apartments and GreenArch II. 

There is also the planned developments at Main & Cameron including the TDA property (https://journalrecord.com/2019/09/24/developers-sought-for-1-acre-site-in-downtown-tulsa/) and the LA King property the Hanson Bros are planning to develop into a mixed-use project.

Whatever happened to this project at Main & Brady?  https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/historic-building-in-tulsa-arts-district-likely-will-face-demolition/article_69d063ce-2531-5154-9b2a-15e53aa921b7.html

I'll try expanding it here soon.. I can definitely take a picture of that side, not sure if in one continuous shot though!


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 15, 2019, 07:56:06 pm
I'll try expanding it here soon.. I can definitely take a picture of that side, not sure if in one continuous shot though!

Panorama?  It would be cool to see the same shot in 6 months and again in a year from now when Davenport Lofts is topped out, WPX is nearly topped out, Vast Bank is finished and Bob Dylan, GKFF and The View are well underway.  Hopefully some movement on the sites at Main & Cameron as well, which are some of the biggest holes left.  Those and the big surface lots on Archer between Boston and Detroit.  


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: shavethewhales on October 16, 2019, 12:08:43 pm
Sapulpa has a refurbished retro gas station just off of its downtown that looks really sweet. It didn't look like much before the historical society got ahold of it and remodeled it to historic appearance. A bit of paint, stucco and some signage and you'd be surprised how much that corner could come alive. I still say I wouldn't have minded Baird's plans for it, but either way as long as it eventually comes back into being a public space someday.

Just drove through the area after lunch, WPX is indeed starting already. Lots of piers and foundations going in as we speak.

Davenport has jumped another level and has started on the next. Really starting to be noticeable now.

The GKFF project is just a dirt pit with no construction equipment on site at the moment. Maybe waiting for the next contractor to start?


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: ComeOnBenjals on October 16, 2019, 03:57:41 pm
SXSW asks, and I provide  ;D. Expanded to include the area around ONEOK Field. Think it'll be fun to look at progress pictures every 3 months or so!

(https://i.imgur.com/yMp2O37.jpg)


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: Jeff P on October 24, 2019, 01:28:40 pm
Awesome. Love seeing those surface parking lots go away!


Title: Re: Tulsa Arts District Project Overview
Post by: SXSW on October 24, 2019, 03:30:05 pm
Awesome. Love seeing those surface parking lots go away!

Still some big ones left notably on Archer between Boston and Detroit, and the one on Main next to Coney Islander.

Are there any plans for the cool brick buildings next to The Gypsy at Cameron & Detroit?  Iíve always thought that would be a good spot for OSU to renovate and expand more into the Arts District.  Maybe something tech or research-related.  Its value definitely will increase once WPX is finished.