central business district is benefiting from the overall revival of
some business owners banded together, to promote the Deco District
that's right in the heart of our city.
been able to bring even more life to an area that boasts some of
Tulsa's most historic buildings.
Rowe opened Mods Coffee and Crepes near 5th
part of the group, that's banded together to put on events like the
Chalk Art Festival.
the Christmas season into a promotional time for their area.
pop-up shops allow businesses from other areas to sample downtown.
some end up staying and adding to the Deco District's momentum.
says he believes more people noticing the district, because Tulsans
want the downtown revival to succeed.
feels downtown has real momentum with the BOK Center Oneok Field and
people are now coming to the area just to see what's going on.
around the corner two women are betting on that trend.
opened a small store called the Full Deco that a has a wide variety
offers everything from groceries and toilet paper, to made-in
Oklahoma gifts and snacks for hotel visitors.
Pat Kroblin says they're trying to fill a need, because
there are limited choices for those things downtown after 5 pm.
believes the Deco District is ready to take off and their store will
be in on the ground floor.
who are investing their time and money in the area,
think downtown has turned the corner for good.
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