Architecture Tour wraps up Saturday

The self-guided tour includes homes and commercial buildings
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 13, 2013

The American Institute of Architects Central Oklahoma Chapter will present the 12th annual Architecture Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The self-guided tour includes homes and commercial buildings. Tickets are $15 at any tour stop.

Tour locations are:

• 7 at Crown Heights, 1000 NW 37, six modern homes from an original 1938 structure ranging from 1,100 to 1,350 square feet.

• Underground Loft, 3200 Sexton Drive in Norman, a reinforced-concrete house with 14 inches of soil and sod on its roof.

• Woodland Residence, 1009 Woodland Drive in Norman, remodeled late-1940s home inspired by Bruce Goff's work and a resurgence of Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture.

• 430, 430 NW 12, a nondescript two-story 1955 office building turned into apartments with upper floors offering expansive decks and unparalleled views of downtown Oklahoma City.

• Hiltgen Home, 1701 Woodhill Road in Edmond, a 1970s Colorado contemporary remodeled into a contemporary rustic.

• WestTown Campus, 1729 NW 3, a one-stop shop for access to multiple social service agencies owned by The Homeless Alliance resulting from the adaptive re-use of two metal buildings on a brownfield site near downtown.

• Lingo Construction Services, 123 NW 8, a 1930 masonry-and-steel auto supply house turned into modern office space with exposed internal framing and building systems in an “X-ray” theme.


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