Dwell 2014: the Tour Continues

    Limited edition poster by Denny Schmickle

    The first “Dwell in the IDL” tour attracted over 700 tourgoers anxious to discover the latest residential developments in the heart of Tulsa. On November 9th we plan to do it again!

    The 2014 edition will showcase downtown living through adaptive reuse and creative new construction within the ring of expressways known as the Inner Dispersal Loop, or IDL. Seven properties will be on display Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Participants can get a glimpse of the revitalization that is happening in the downtown core.

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    Second Annual Dwell In The IDL Tour – Volunteers Needed


    The Second Annual Dwell in the IDL Tour has been rescheduled

    for November 9, 2014.

    Due to some building owners schedules and projects, we have had to push our tour back one week to November 9, 2014.
    With this change we now need even MORE volunteers!

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    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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