by Lynne Rostochil. Postcard from Lynne’s collection and brochure from Matt Goad’s collection. Of all of the mid-century modern treasures we’ve lost in Oklahoma City, I really lament losing the Plaza Tower Hotel the most. Maybe that’s because I remember driving by it quite a bit when I was a teeny tot and even then appreciating […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Brochure from her collection, “now” photos from the Oklahoma County Tax Assessor website. If you enjoyed last week’s post featuring then/now views of homes that were on the 1961 Festival of Homes tour, you’ll be happy to see even more great homes that were included in the brochure. Check them out! Here’s […]
by Lynne Rostochil Recently, I stumbled upon this very cool Route 66 guide at a local flea market. As far as I can tell, it was produced sometime in the early to mid 1950s, and it was distributed by various motels, restaurants, and gift shops all long the route. The guide was produced right here […]
by Lynne Rostochil Now that you’ve had a look at the entire Architectural Applications of Concrete in Buildings brochure, let’s see how the Oklahoma buildings mentioned in the document have fared since it was published in 1961. Pauls Valley High School, Pauls Valley. Designed by Jack L. Scott, 1960. To me, this was surely one […]
by Lynne Rostochil There’s so much great eye candy with a brochure I found at archive.org entitled Architectural Applications of Concrete in Buildings (published in 1961) that I’m making two Mod Blog posts out of it. So, here’s the rest of this amazing document!