Renaissance Man

Here’s a great story on David Sharp and his efforts to save Tulsa’s downtown from urban renewal. It’s nice to see the old neighborhood and so many familiar faces.

Maduko ExteriorFor nine years we ran an automotive business on North Boston and David was our landlord. It was 1989. Back then the area now known as the Brady Arts District was just called the “wrong side of the tracks.”

KOTV has recently opened a shiny new television studio in the Brady District.

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Sharp is a good guy. We never signed a lease, he never raised the rent and we always knew the area was the “next big thing.” It took a while- but it finally is.

Here’s a link to the full story…

The Man Who Owns Downtown Tulsa

 

 

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