Herb Fritz 1950-2014

    Herb stands outside the Tulsa Fire Alarm Building in 2008.

    Photo courtesy Tulsa People.

    We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Herb Fritz, AIA, NCARB.

    Herb was a longtime supporter and co-founder of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. He will be remembered for many things- including his hard work preserving Tulsa’s irreplaceable architectural treasures.

    Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Friday, September 12th at the Tulsa Historical Society.








    TFA Tours in the News

    Our architectural walking tours were featured on this morning’s edition of Good Day Tulsa. Rex Brown and Ted Reeds shared the history and highlights of TFA’s tours with KTUL viewers.

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    Oklahoma’s Most Endangered Places

    Preservation Oklahoma’s 2014 list of endangered historic places will be unveiled April 8, 2014 at Tulsa’s venerable Circle Cinema. The evening starts at 5:30 pm and will include a silent auction of unique items to benefit Preservation Oklahoma.

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    Tulsa Works 2014

    We are excited to announce two upcoming events this weekend, both showcasing some of Tulsa’s historic architecture.

    tulsa-works-2014TFA has joined with TYPros in an effort to support their all-day co-working event by closing the night with a gallery exhibit. In addition, the TFA’s monthly Second Saturday architectural tour continues this weekend by offering a look into Tulsa’s past.

    Beginning Friday, March 7th, Tulsa Foundation for Architecture will curate a gallery exhibit in conjunction with the TYPros co-working event at the Universal Ford Building at 223 North Main. Entitled “Tulsa Works; Tulsa’s Office Architecture from Past to Present” the exhibit will feature original drawings and renderings of some of Tulsa’s historic office buildings and spaces. The gallery will be open from 6pm to 10pm and will coincide with Tulsa Works 2014, an all-day Brady Arts District co-working event geared towards individuals and organizations interested in experiencing what a true co-working environment can be for Tulsa.

    The events continue on Saturday March 8th as TFA hosts its monthly architecture tour Second Saturday. This tour begins at Topeca Coffee in the historic Mayo Hotel at 10am, and will feature some of the structures from the gallery exhibit. Cost per attendee is $10 to benefit the non-profit Tulsa Foundation For Architecture. Children 12 and under are free.

    Most Endangered Nomination

    This one goes to eleven.

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation is soliciting nominations for the most endangered places list for 2014.

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