Tag Archives: Homeless Alliance

Constructive forces

“This is the first time we have ever had an underground location on our tour,” says Melissa Hunt, executive director of AIACOC, referring to Mike and Mary Price’s loft home, where 14 inches of soil and sod serve as a roof. Its uniqueness, she says, is merely one example of the wide appeal of homes

AIA Oklahoma honors TAP Architecture

 TAP’s design transformed two neglected light industrial metal buildings into a sparkling, inviting and respectful campus where homeless and near-homeless families in Oklahoma City may receive food, day shelter and assistance from social service agencies. above, Westtown Resource Center lobby and playground. TAP is grateful to AIA Oklahoma for this award and to the Homeless

Gooden stuff

She’s traversed Russia and China via the Trans-Siberian Railway. She also has been jazzed about doing things to help the planet ever since she can remember. Gooden’s worldly experiences and her grassroots upbringing made her a natural choice to become Oklahoma City’s second-ever sustainability manager. “It was an incredibly attractive opportunity for me,” she says.

Salvation Army announces plans for Center of Hope

Chesapeake Energy Corp. dropped $5 million in the Salvation Army’s kettle May 9 to help fund a new 26-acre campus near NW 10 and N Pennsylvania Avenue. The move was necessitated by the city’s Core to Shore plan that calls for a 40-acre city park that would include the site of the SA’s current square