text and photos by Lynne Rostochil unless otherwise stated. Vintage photos from the Oklahoma History Center and Lynne’s collection. During the Oklahoma Modernism Weekend, I put together a presentation devoted to the surprising number of domed structures scattered throughout Oklahoma to go along with a tour of the always fabulous Gold Dome. I thought I’d […]
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by Lynne Rostochil. Photos by Charlie Merida and Lynne Rostochil. (Charlie’s are the lighter images and Lynne’s are the darker ones.) One of OKC’s most interesting buildings has hit the market for the first time in nearly 20 years. The old Nuway Cleaners building at NW 31st and May was a rare multi-use project […]
by Lynne Rostochil If you haven’t guessed by now, I really love vintage brochures and have quite a collection of them. One of my favorites is this information-packed gem produced by Nuway Cleaners that provides a great slice of life into Oklahoma City of 1956. Enjoy!
by Lynne Rostochil Last week, I got to speak about Oklahoma’s mid-century modern architecture at the annual Oklahoma Preservation conference, which was held in lovely Enid this year. My topic was MCM Preservation Successes and Failures — fun stuff, except when I had to talk about the failures, of course. Here’s the presentation: […]
by Lynne Rostochil Again this year, AIAOCO president Melissa Hunt asked if I’d like to be one of the speakers at the annual Chit Chat, where presenters have 20 seconds to speak about each of 20 slides. Not an easy thing to do, but since I love to share my vast and, most would say, […]