P.R.O.S. & Associates Office Building

Designed by Howard, Samis & Davies
1962
4040 N. Lincoln, OKC

This building involves an interesting interplay between line and circle.  Rectangular bricks and windows adorn the front of the building and are offset by nine rounded columns, while the back is rounded and anchored by two squared columns.  The juxtaposition of line and circle in this building was covered in an in-depth article in the Oklahoman on December 27, 1964.  It appears on the 2009 OKC MCM survey and is now home to the Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.

Here are a couple of Bob Bowlby’s beautiful images of the building soon after it was completed:

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