Exploring Pryor Creek

It was originally called Coo-Y-Yah by the Cherokee, then in 1887 the name was changed to Pryor Creek. Most folks just call it Pryor. Today it's home to about 10,000 people, and a surprising number of interesting modern buildings!

The Googleplex is a landmark in the nearby Midamerica Industrial Park.

Modern Habitat

Take a drive near the Outsider's House Museum today and you might notice some interesting new additions to the area. A pair of new homes with low-slope rooflines and simple lines are sprinkled amongst the bungalows of Tulsa, Oklahoma's Crutchfield Neighborhood. 

No, these are not hipsters escaped from Lortondale. 

Image courtesy of Green Country Habitat for Humanity

TFA Virtual Tours Highlight Modernism

Architecture tours are a big deal at the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. But the pandemic has put a damper on Second Saturdays, the popular series of walking tours TFA has popularized. This put a serious hurt on their budget... and mission statement.

So just as the Covid-19 has forced most of us to learn how to do new things in the virtual world, so has TFA. Their tours have gone virtual.

Frank Wallace: 1923-2020

The man responsible for Tulsa's most loved/hated architectural landmark (depending on your personal viewpoint) passed away March 28, 2020.

Wallace, among other things, was the man behind the futuristic campus of Oral Roberts University.

Painting the Continuous Present

When it rains it pours!

Another great museum exhibition featuring works by Herb Greene and Bruce Goff will open January 24th at Price Tower Arts Center.

Exploring Pryor Creek

It was originally called Coo-Y-Yah by the Cherokee, then in 1887 the name was changed to Pryor Creek. Most folks just call it Pryor. Today i...

Modern Choices