Downtown Tulsa by the numbers

Looking north along South Boston Avenue near East Fifth Street

Downtown contains the largest employment density in the City of Tulsa with nearly 35,000 jobs in just 1.3 square miles.

Since 2010 alone, building permits were issued for projects totaling $1.4 billion.

The National Bicycle Motorcross (BMX) headquarters is a $23 million project slated for completion by 2021 at 118 N. Lansing Ave. It is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors and more than $11 million in spending during its first 5 years of operation.

2,345 residential units are downtown, including apartment rentals, condos and townhouses.

On average downtown housing units have 1.5 residents.

29,094,373 square feet of buildings are in downtown today, compared to 25,913,237 square feet of buildings in 2009.

1.8 million visitors per year come to the Arena District’s Cox Business Convention Center, Tulsa Central Library and BOK Center.

On-street metered parking is $1 per hour 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

22 limestone unfluted Corinthian columns with terra cotta capitals line the front façade of the Federal Building along South Boulder Avenue between west Second and Third streets.

Fan capacity at ONEOK Field is 7,833. The stadium measures 131,000 square feet, including playing field and bullpens. The oil derrick at the main entrance is 30 feet high.

Number of cranes dotting the Tulsa Arts District in early September: 4.

Number of floors in the BOK Tower, the tallest building in Tulsa: 52.

8 distinct districts: Greenwood, Tulsa Arts, Blue Dome, East Village, Cathedral, Deco, Arena, Gunboat Park.

The OSU-Tulsa Gateway Tower stands 70 feet tall on historic Standpipe Hill just west of campus.

Tulsa Performing Arts Center’s Chapman Music Hall seats 2,365.

Guthrie Green has been open for 8 years.

Tulsa’s first modern roundabout lies at the intersection of East 10th and 11th streets and South Elgin Avenue. It was completed in 2012.

The historic Boston Avenue Methodist Church’s 258-foot tower has 14 floors, each with 560 square feet of usable space.

The Cosden Building was Tulsa’s first skyscraper in 1918 with 15 stories. In 1984, a 16-story cantilevered addition completed the Mid-Continent Tower.

Tulsa Convention Hall, today’s Tulsa Theater, was built at a cost of $125,000 in 1914.

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