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a view from the NE 2nd Street side with Deep Deuce district sign.  mh

AIA announces architecture tour sites

AIA announces architecture tour sites

  Eight properties will be featured on this year’s tour. The Walters Home: 6210 Riviera Drive. James Loftis Architects handled the renovation of this home built in 1963. The owners are former Oklahoma Gov. David Walters and his wife, Rhonda. The Walters bought the 7,800-square-foot house from Robert Hefner III. It is known as The Villa on Riviera. The house

Best Commercial Architectural Firm or Design Company

Frankfurt Short Bruza has exceeded expectations and contributed iconic structures to the fabric of Oklahoma and around the country since it was founded in 1945. As its reputation and client list has grown nationally, the firm has grown from its Oklahoma roots under the watchful eye of three generations of leadership. By keeping its operations

OCURA approves office space proposals atop Downtown garage

To add additional Downtown parking options, the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority hired TAP Architecture last year to design a $20 million, 750-space garage on OCURA land just south of city hall, including a parking lot that is part of the adjoining Hightower Building. The plans initially called for ground-floor retail, with eight parking

Building excellence

Honored were SXL, Butzer Gardner Architects, TAP Architecture, Elliott + Associates Architects, Fitzsimmons Architects, ADG Inc. and LWPB Architecture. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Elliott + Associates Architects MVP, Fitzsimmons Architects Level, ADG Inc. 18th Street Studio, Fitzsimmons Architects SLVR, Butzer Gardner Architects Northwest Library, LWPB Architecture

Commercial conquests

New residential projects include the 1212 apartments in Midtown that quickly sold out last summer, and planned work on Judy Hatfield’s Carnegie Centre. Developer Ron Bradshaw broke ground on the $15 million, 139-unit Maywood Apartments at N.E. Fourth and Oklahoma. The Hill, located at Russell M. Perry and N.E. Second in Deep Deuce, was approved

Rise to shine

“Our intention is to start demolition work soon,” says Russell, president of Land Run Commercial Real Estate. “We will be under construction within 30 to 45 days, as the previous owner is moving out.” Earlier this year, Russell purchased two buildings behind the hotel/motel building: an empty nightclub at 2415 N. Walker and a former

Land Run to develop The Rise on N.W. 23rd

“We’re supposed to close on the Hotel/Motel Liquidators building in the next 30 to 45 days,” he said. “Soon thereafter, we’ll start demolition on the property.” Russell already owns the bulk of the block bordered by N.W. 23rd and 24th streets, and Walker and Dewey avenues. He plans to eventually develop the block – including

Preliminary designs for downtown parking garage unveiled

The Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority hired TAP Architecture this summer to design the $20 million, 750-space garage. The firm is working with Chicago-based Desman Associates. COTPA will own the garage, but it is slated for land south of city hall that is controlled by OCURA, and the parking lot of the neighboring Hightower

Wheel estate

Anthony McDermid Photo by Shannon Cornman OWNER: Anthony McDermid, principal, TAP ArchitectureCAR: 1960 Cadillac CoupeCOLOR: Persian sand Don’t even think of calling McDermid’s Cadillac “pink.”“It is not pink,” he warns in his British baritone voice.And indeed it’s not pink, but rather Persian sand, a proprietary color for that model, with its 20-foot long body and

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