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2nd Saturday THE GOOD TAX: Preservation through Historic Tax Credits

Saturday, Nov 13, 2021
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TFA SECOND SATURDAY TOURS ARE BACK!

2nd Saturday | THE GOOD TAX: Preservation through Historic Tax Credits

$15 | First tour starts at 9:00 am | Saturday, November 13th 

You are invited to Tulsa Foundation for Architecture’s monthly walking tour. Mark your calendar, because TFA Second Saturday Tours feature a different historical area or topic each month. Tulsa has a rich architectural heritage and TFA is passionate about sharing our knowledge with you. Grab your coffee and join in the fun! 

November’s tour is THE GOOD TAX: Historic Preservation through Historic Tax Credits. Historic buildings often don’t stand the test of time. As I’m sure you’re aware, crumbling facades, boarded-up windows, and graffiti often detract from a community, bringing neighboring property values down with it. Since its inception, the Historic Tax Credit program has been used to revitalize communities by turning old buildings into viable community spaces. By using Historic Tax Credits for improvements, over 43,000 historic buildings in the United States have been preserved, generating over 2.5 million jobs and leveraging over $144.6 billion in private investments.

On this tour, we’ll share with you just how Historic Tax Credits have impacted Tulsa’s Downtown.

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for this tour are $15.  We want to do our part to help cultivate the next generation of architecture lovers, so kids 12 and under are always welcome to participate in our tours free of charge.

Second Saturday Tour Tickets sell out FAST, so purchase yours today to make sure you don’t miss out!

Tickets go on sale to TFA Members via email October 18th, and to the public October 21st

GET TICKETS HERE

MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT: Did you know that TFA members always have the opportunity to purchase tickets to tours, programs, and events before tickets become available to the general public? You can learn more about TFA member benefits and sign up to become a member HERE.

ABOUT TULSA FOUNDATION FOR ARCHITECTURE: Your ticket purchase benefits Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to champion the art of good design and to celebrate Oklahoma’s architectural heritage through education, advocacy and archives. Every ticket/membership you purchase and every contribution you make supports the impact that Tulsa Foundation for Architecture has on the Tulsa community. Thank you for your support! 

ON TOUR DAY: Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to get checked in.  Tours begin at 9:00 am and continue in 20-minute increments. Consult the bottom of your tickets for your pre-selected departure time. We recommend checking the forecast, dressing for the weather, and wearing comfy walking shoes. You’ll be on foot for this 2-hour tour. Tours happen rain or shine! 

CHECK IN LOCATION: Check in for this tour will take place inside The Hyatt Place. We strongly encourage you to wear a mask while checking in. The Hyatt Place is located at 400 S. Boston Ave. Tulsa, Ok 74103

PARKING: Ample street parking is available around The Hyatt Place and is free of charge on Saturdays! 

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please email us at: info@tulsaarchitecture.com. We’re always happy to help! 

COVID -19 SAFETY: This tour will take place outdoors. We strongly encourage you to wear a mask and to practice social distancing.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Osage Casinos and George Kaiser Family Foundation 



An evening tour of singing and revelry!

TFA Caroling Tour!

First tour starts at 6:00 pm | Thursday, December 16, 2021

You are invited to Tulsa Foundation for Architecture’s Holiday Happening! We are going caroling while taking in the sights!

TFA’s FIRST annual Caroling tour will take place on Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 pm

So many buildings downtown look quite different after the sun goes down. Lights and shadows dance beautifully across the facades. Windows beckon. Doors stand majestic.

On this tour, we’ll celebrate details easily missed in the light of day.

AND! We’ll stop to sing!

What? You don’t think you can sing? EVERYONE can sing! And THIS is the season when everyone SHOULD sing! We’ll raise a JOYFUL (if not melodic) NOISE!

Hot chocolate or a quick toddy to start will set the mood! And off we’ll go!

THEN! We’ll gather in the most beautiful 1920s Speakeasy you NEVER knew about!!

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance.  

We are limiting ticket numbers, so purchase yours today to make sure you don’t miss out!

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Did you know that TFA members receive discounted tickets for EVERY tour beginning in 2022? Members also receive advanced access to Tulsa Underground Tunnel Tour Tickets before they are available to the general public. You can learn more about TFA membership benefits and sign up to become a member HERE.

ABOUT TULSA FOUNDATION FOR ARCHITECTURE: Your ticket purchase benefits Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to champion the art of good design and to celebrate Oklahoma’s architectural heritage through education, advocacy, and archives. Every ticket/membership you purchase and every contribution you make supports the impact that Tulsa Foundation for Architecture has on the Tulsa community. Thank you for your support! 

ON TOUR DAY: Please arrive 10 minutes early to get checked in.  Tours begin at 6:00 pm and continue in 15-minute increments. Consult the bottom of your tickets for your pre-selected departure time. We recommend checking the forecast, dressing for the weather, and wearing comfy walking shoes. You’ll be on foot for this 1ish-hour tour. Tours happen rain or shine! 

CHECK-IN LOCATION: Check-in for this tour will take place at the Tulsa Center for Architecture and Design located at:

633 S Boston Ave. (SW corner of 7th St. and Boston Ave)

Tulsa, OK

PARKING: There is ample street parking which is free of charge after 5 pm

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please email us at: info@tulsaarchitecture.com. We’re always happy to help! 

COVID -19 SAFETY: This tour will take place outdoors. We strongly encourage you to wear a mask and to practice social distancing.