Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for Mar. 29

Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for Mar. 29

Contact:  Val Callaghan, Managing Director, Bartlesville Community Center 918 337-2787

Louann Buhlinger, Development Director, Price Tower Arts Center   918 336-4949 x107

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (Bartlesville, OK) – The public is invited to attend the 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 29th groundbreaking ceremony for the new urban green space in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, known as Tower Center at Unity Square. The event will include special guest Oklahoma Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell and will take place at the corner of Silas Street and Osage Avenue.   This urban green space, designed by Ambler Architects, unites Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Price Tower and the nearby Taliesin-designed Bartlesville Community Center, and will feature an outdoor performance space, a revitalized fountain, and a walkway through a landscape of regional plants, rocks and stone.   Join members of the Bartlesville City Council, board members of the Bartlesville Community Center and Price Tower, along with other invited guests as work begins on this exciting new project in Bartlesville.

Tower Center at Unity Square Groundbreaking Ceremony Agenda

11:30am Master of Ceremonies Maria Gus, Executive Director of Visit Bartlesville

11:33am Welcome by Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland

11:35am Address by Oklahoma Lt. Governor, Matt Pinnell

11:45am Comments by Oklahoma Arts Council Director Amber Sharples

11:50am Poetry Reading by Bartlesville poet and BCC Trust Member Morris McCorvey

11: 55am Bartlesville dignitaries to break ground

11: 59am Maria Gus to conclude ceremony and invite press for photo ops