Downtown Tulsa by the numbers | Metropolis Desk

Downtown Tulsa has the greatest employment density, with nearly 35,000 jobs in just 1.3 square miles.

Since 2010 alone, building permits have been granted for projects worth a total of USD 1.4 billion.

National Bicycle Motorcross (BMX) headquarters is a $ 23 million project due to be completed by 2021 at 118 N. Lansing Ave. it’s planned. It is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors and more than $ 11 million in expenses in its first five years of operation.

There are 2,345 residential units in the city center, including rental apartments, condominiums and townhouses.

On average, residential units in the city center have 1.5 inhabitants.

29,094,373 square feet of buildings are in downtown today compared to 25,913,237 square feet of buildings in 2009.

1.8 million visitors a year come to the Cox Business Convention Center, Tulsa Central Library and BOK Center in the Arena District.

On-street parking is $ 1 an hour, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

22 non-fluted Corinthian limestone columns with terracotta capitals line the facade of the federal building along South Boulder Avenue between West Second and Third Street.

The fan capacity at ONEOK Field is 7,833. The stadium measures 131,000 square meters, including the playing field and bullpens. The oil derrick at the main entrance is 30 feet high.

Number of cranes in the Tulsa Arts District in early September: 4.

Number of floors in BOK Tower, the tallest building in Tulsa: 52.

8 different districts: Greenwood, Tulsa Arts, Blue Dome, East Village, Cathedral, Deko, Arena, Gunboat Park.

The OSU-Tulsa Gateway Tower is 70 feet high on historic Standpipe Hill west of campus.

The Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center seats 2,365 people.

Guthrie Green has been open for 8 years.

Tulsa’s first modern roundabout is at the intersection of East 10th and 11th Streets and South Elgin Avenue. It was completed in 2012.

The 258-foot tower of historic Boston Avenue Methodist Church has 14 stories, each with 560 square feet of floor space.

The Cosden Building was Tulsa’s first skyscraper in 1918 at 15 stories. In 1984 a 16-story self-supporting extension completed the Mid-Continent Tower.

The Tulsa Convention Hall, now the Tulsa Theater, was built in 1914 for $ 125,000.

Editor’s note

Sources include the Arena District Master Plan, Downtown Coordinating Council, Study and Strategy for Housing Downtown and Surrounding Neighborhoods, General Services Administration, KKT Architects, Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa World, INCOG, and BAM Properties.

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