www.tulsaworld.com 1/26/2018 As joy poured from giddy schoolchildren Friday afternoon at the Gathering Place, so did the emotions from Jeff … Continue reading
George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) is leading an effort to significantly enhance the River Parks by connecting three adjacent waterfront parcels to the existing system, creating a broad and active civic commons where people of all ages and backgrounds can experience something new, visit after visit.
Parks anchor vibrant communities, typically increasing property value, attracting new constituencies and bolstering local businesses. This project represents an opportunity to turn Tulsa’s waterfront into a force for improving the city’s social, economic and environmental sustainability. Given Tulsa’s rich architectural history and cultural institutions, this diverse and highly active waterfront park will complement existing urban amenities and strengthen the connections between the city and its natural environment.
The park will be a place that truly reflects the culture and spirit of Tulsa. It will feature something for everyone – a blend of nature within an urban setting -- a legendary park that will become the envy of cities nationwide.
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