Pops Gas Station – Route 66 near Arcadia, OK
Pops is a gas station and soda shop along historic Route 66 at Westminster Road near Arcadia, Oklahoma. The gas station itself is a steel frame building using vertical trusses for the front and back glass walls. Stone and concrete masonry make up the side walls. Each truss wall has glass shelves for displaying pop bottles.
The main features of the 4500 sf gas station are the canopy over the gas pumps and the pop bottle near the highway. The canopy is made up of (4) 200 foot pipe frame trusses which span over the entire gas station and cover the fueling area, a cantilever of about 118 feet. The 65 foot pop bottle is made up of rolled channels around a 24 inch diameter ‘straw’.
Pops' famous bottle was fabricated in the steel fabricator's South Oklahoma City shop, then loaded on a truck and delivered to the site.
The Oklahoma River, located near Oklahoma City is the home of world class crew races and Olympic time trials. The river's edge is dotted with new strucutres accomodating the crew teams and their equipment from near and far. The Chesapeake Energy Finish Line Tower is a cantilevered 4-level concrete and steel structure that houses race officials, and provides meeting space for teams and coaches as well as private events.
The Gaylord Collge of Journalism and Mass Communications building is located on the University of Oklahoma's sprawling Norman, Oklahoma campus. Gaylord Hall is named in honor of the Edward L. Gaylord family of Oklahoma City, whose gift made the structure possible. There are two structures; Phase I and Phase II. Phase I is comprised of steel moment frame with the contained studio constructed of concrete block with composite steel floor structure. Phase II is braced frame, also with composite steel floor structure.
This project was designed by Elliot and Associates as a spec office building. It is a 4-story 48,000 square foot, steel framed office building, housing the headquarters of the Kirkpatrick Oil Company, among others.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation's Building 15 - Chesapeake Corporate Campus, Oklahoma City, OK
Chesapeake Energy's Building 15 is a five story building with more than 250,000 square feet of office space. It is constructed of composite steel, both braced and moment frame, as well as concrete.
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