Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wordless Wednesday - Tulsa Union Depot

The Tulsa Union Depot was the grand railroad depot in downtown Tulsa.  It is now the home of the Tulsa Symphony and a venue for a weekly Sunday night jazz performance.  It is now known as The Tulsa Jazz Depot. 

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16 comments:

Yogi♪♪♪ said... [Reply to comment]

That is a classy building. I have yet to see the inside.

Snowcatcher said... [Reply to comment]

What an awesome transition! how fitting that something so worthwhile can be located in what was once a transporation hub!

DrillerAA09 said... [Reply to comment]

My dad worked for the Frisco for 42 years. I have spent many an hour in that building as a kid. It is one of my favorite buildings in all of Tulsa. Thanks for sharing it again.

And Miles To Go... said... [Reply to comment]

what a beautiful looking building.

The Redneck Rosarian said... [Reply to comment]

Great photo!

Ryan said... [Reply to comment]

It's amazing what they can do with transforming old buildings, so many fall into disrepair and lie derelict.

Serge said... [Reply to comment]

I'm sorry about the missing Google translator button, again I've forgotten it!! Following your nice blog, I almost know Tulsa as well as I know my own town, ;-)
Best regarsds,
Serge

Sharon's Mum Anne said... [Reply to comment]

Wish I had the energy and wherewithall to visit Tulsa - it looks such an interesting city.
That place would have been my late husband's No.1 venue as he was a jazz fantic.

maryt/theteach said... [Reply to comment]

I've seen so many red doors on episcopal churches and never knew they were symbolic of the Holy Spirit. Thanks for the info - I got it at you comment at Driller's Place! :)

Francisca said... [Reply to comment]

That is a handsome building. Nice that it made a home for music. I trust it has good acoustics. Were the big windows in front added recently?

caite said... [Reply to comment]

funny how train stations were often such beautiful buildings..very nice.

Jan n Jer said... [Reply to comment]

Great shot. Love when they turn old buildings into something of culture.

catsynth said... [Reply to comment]

Great art-deco building. I like how it contrasts with the more modern buildings around it, and glad it found a new role as a performance space.

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Zhu said... [Reply to comment]

It looks like a castle!

Julie said... [Reply to comment]

This looks like the design is Aztec influenced, Bill.