Steve’s Sundry soda fountain
When Steve’s Sundry closed, many wondered what would happen to its iconic soda fountain.
When Steve’s Sundry Books and Magazines closed in 2013 after 66 years in business, many wondered what would happen to its iconic soda fountain.
On loan from its owner, Joanie Stephenson, the fountain was on display through August 2016 as part of the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum’s 1930s exhibit.
Stephenson says Tulsa historian Michael Wallis approached her about giving the soda fountain a permanent home inside the Route 66 Experience museum, set to open at Southwest Boulevard and Riverside Drive in 2018. She agreed.
Until the museum is completed, the fountain is in storage. “My understanding and hope is that it will be a fully functioning soda fountain again with the original chairs and fountain,” Stephenson says.