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« Reply #480 on: July 09, 2020, 09:48:53 am »

Sad they tore that building down.  It had tons of Character.  Also interesting, but it looks like 624 S Boston also owns the building to West of there, which currently houses Solera Sobo.  Solera recently announced they would be vacating that building because the owner would not renew their lease.  (Or was asking an exorbitant number, can't remember.)   It sounds like they may have something planned for that entire space on the South side.
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« Reply #481 on: July 11, 2020, 11:31:07 pm »

The Louisiane was apparently torn down today.  https://www.facebook.com/tulsaarchitecture/posts/10157078439056644


At 18th and Boston, Tulsa's fanciest restaurant became a pile of rubble

https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/michael-overall-at-18th-and-boston-tulsas-fanciest-restaurant-became-a-pile-of-rubble/article_56cf56b8-f99c-5bd2-9928-69e4ca417db1.html


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« Reply #482 on: July 12, 2020, 09:35:23 am »

I seem to remember reading here or somewhere else that the  Louisiane building was only being held up by the bricks and electrical wiring. It was hacked up and redesigned so many times, and rumor had it that several remodels were done without permits or to code so it was cheaper to tear down and build new than to rehab what was there.
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« Reply #483 on: July 12, 2020, 04:46:15 pm »

Load of potential for a great mixed-use development at this location next to the Midland Valley trail.  With the Gathering Place I feel like people in Tulsa have "discovered" this gem of a trail that midtown people have known about for decades.  18th & Boston seems like the best place for "trail-side" development with outdoor cafes you can access right off the trail.  The Knoll at Maple Ridge is a planned project to the north that also fronts the trail.  Once the new pedestrian bridge is open you'll be able to ride directly across the river on the Midland Valley trail.

Would love to eventually see something similar around where the trail crosses the highway over in Tracy Park around 13th & Owasso.  That's another gem of a neighborhood I feel like not many know about; same for Gunboat Park. 

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« Reply #484 on: July 13, 2020, 09:34:47 am »

Load of potential for a great mixed-use development at this location next to the Midland Valley trail.  With the Gathering Place I feel like people in Tulsa have "discovered" this gem of a trail that midtown people have known about for decades.  18th & Boston seems like the best place for "trail-side" development with outdoor cafes you can access right off the trail.  The Knoll at Maple Ridge is a planned project to the north that also fronts the trail.  Once the new pedestrian bridge is open you'll be able to ride directly across the river on the Midland Valley trail.

Would love to eventually see something similar around where the trail crosses the highway over in Tracy Park around 13th & Owasso.  That's another gem of a neighborhood I feel like not many know about; same for Gunboat Park. 

Agree on 18th and Boston.   Love that area.  Rode the trail Friday just to see the building being torn down.  Sad to see it go, but that spot could really anchor the SE corner of the area, and abut the trail.  If  the Knoll actually happens, that area will really start to rock.   Sad about Solera Sobo leaving though.   They are perfect there.

Also rode past Tracy Park neighborhood.  Every time I ride past it, I think its a neat area that just needs to hit critical mass on on some restores and it will go hard.   I think, though, that Gunboat Park will never really come back hard.  It's just not big enough, and there is very restricted in terms of access.  A few neat houses though.
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« Reply #485 on: July 13, 2020, 09:50:46 am »

I think, though, that Gunboat Park will never really come back hard.  It's just not big enough, and there is very restricted in terms of access.  A few neat houses though.

I agree Gunboat will be more difficult than Tracy Park.  There is a local developer currently working to improve this neighborhood though: https://www.tulsapeople.com/city-desk/catalysts-for-change/article_e812ad4c-b8ac-11ea-a20b-0726ef7ce55e.html

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« Reply #486 on: August 11, 2020, 08:12:27 am »

The 15th St streetscape is mostly complete.  Itís definitely an improvement but why didnít they add street trees?

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« Reply #487 on: August 11, 2020, 04:26:57 pm »

The 15th St streetscape is mostly complete.  Itís definitely an improvement but why didnít they add street trees?

That was my question.  There are no power lines on the north side of the street and there are all of those bump-outs with stamped concrete that looks like brick.  Those bump-outs would make good spots for trees. 
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« Reply #488 on: August 11, 2020, 04:56:15 pm »

That was my question.  There are no power lines on the north side of the street and there are all of those bump-outs with stamped concrete that looks like brick.  Those bump-outs would make good spots for trees.  

Yeah I guess they could be placeholders and could have a raised planter added but seems like a missed opportunity.  Agree this would be where you would want trees with the southern exposure on that side of the street.  Something like this:
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