Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for May 18, 2019
Deep Deuce open house is Sunday
Real estate agents will have open house at 18 townhouses — including Kevin Durant's former (but completely renovated) home — in the Deep Deuce Home Tour from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Agents representing The Hill at Bricktown, 444 Central Villas, Block 42 and The Maywood are participating, said Michael Biddinger, managing broker and president of First Source Real Estate, which organized the event. Both new and previously owned homes are offered for sale and lease on the self-guided tour.
Open for the event will be:
• 27 NE 3.
• 245 NE 4.
• 18 NE 3.
• 420 NE 1.
• 444 N Central Avenue Villas, No. 101.
• 444 N Central Avenue Villas, No. 304.
• 333 NE 4, Block42.
• 301 NE 4.
• 400 NE 2.
• 405 NE 1.
• 213 N Geary Ave.
• 507 NE 1.
• 421 NE 1 Terrace.
• 418 NE 1 Terrace.
• 249 NE 4, No. 12.
Modernism weekend, home tours scheduled
Oklahoma Modernism Weekend will be June 14-16 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 2121 N Portland Ave.
For details on ticketed events including the opening night party and June 16 bus tour of mid-century modern homes, go to https://okcmod.com and click on "Modernism Weekend," or send an email to email@example.com.
Events free and open to the public on June 15 are:
• Wheel-o-Rama, vintage auto show, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the east parking lot facing Portland.
• Mod Swap, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with vendors from all over Oklahoma and the region selling mid-century modern furniture and decor in a mod-only flea market.
• Panel discussion: Preserving Oklahoma’s Mid-Century Modern Architecture, 9 a.m.
• Panel discussion: Mid-Mod Remodeling, 9:30 a.m.
• Presentation: The University of Oklahoma and the American School, OU professor Stephanie Pilat, 11 a.m.
• Trowel Painting Workshop with Hideout Art, Lisa Allen 11 a.m.
• Herb Greene’s Prairie House: Restoring a Local Landmark, Austin Hacker, noon.
• Presentation, tour of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Lynne Rostochil, 1 p.m.
• Upholstery demonstration, Brooke Stroud of OKC Vintage Upholstery, 2 p.m.
Route 66 Centennial commission created
The Oklahoma Legislature has created a new, 21-member Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission to plan, coordinate and implement a statewide effort celebrating the 100th anniversary of historic Route 66 in 2026.
Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell is chairman of the commission. The Oklahoma Historical Society is providing support services. Route 66 was created by federal designation on Nov. 11, 1926.
Pinnell said a kickoff symposium Dec. 3-4 at the Oklahoma History Center. The legislation creating the commission calls for a master plan to include suggestions for exhibits, programs and events; creating greater awareness of the highway’s cultural impact; and opportunities to combine private investment and public policy to encourage preservation along the route.
Additional information is available by calling Bob Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, at 522-5202.