Gardens-John Rex School Named ULI Oklahoma Impact Awards Finalist

Gardens-John Rex School Named ULI Oklahoma Impact Awards Finalist

The Myriad Botanical Gardens/John Rex Middle School partnership was selected as a finalist in the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma fifth annual Impact Awards on February 15, 2019, at Tower Theatre. The partnership was a finalist in the “Small Scale Rehabilitation and Restoration” category along with 8th Street Market (winner), and the Elevator Annex.

The Impact Awards honor the projects that represent the best practices in land use and development, through their contributions to the built environment and the public realm. These projects promote the creation of resilient communities, intelligent densification, and urbanization, as well as outstanding quality of design and construction. ULI recognized the projects that are pioneering, creative, and exemplary in its promotion of these goals.

Myriad Gardens and John Rex Middle School were honored to be a finalist and are in great company. Additional finalists in included:

  • Outstanding Community Building Effort: Kerr Park: Heart of the Community Initiative, Red Andrews Park, Ride OKC
  • Outstanding Public Initiative: Cleveland County Complex Master Plan, OKC Streetcar, Pete White Health & Wellness Center
  • Boutique Development: 8th Street Church, Classen29, Rodeo Cinema
  • Small Scale Development: 701 N. Hudson, The Seven at Page Woodson, Garner Crossing
  • Large Scale Development: BOK Park Plaza, Steelyard Apartments

Read the Oklahoma Gazette’s article: Building Honor

Learn more about the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma here.

Myriad Gardens announces Botanical Balance, FREE YOGA presented by Fowler Toyota

Myriad Gardens announces Botanical Balance, FREE YOGA presented by Fowler Toyota

Myriad Gardens announces Botanical Balance, FREE YOGA

Presented by Fowler Toyota, sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center

  • Tuesdays, 5:45 pm and Saturdays, 8 am
  • Check in at the Visitor Center and find out location which changes depending on the season
  • Instructed by Amber Webster courtesy of This Land Yoga
  • Bring a mat, water, and an open mind
  • Recommended for ages 16&Up

Tuesday night at Myriad Botanical Gardens has been a place for yogis of all levels to center and recharge. Thanks to our new presenting sponsor Fowler Toyota, and our generous ongoing sponsors Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center, yoga will be offered twice weekly of free.

Practicing yoga in the Gardens has the added benefit of connecting you with nature. Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. The Gardens offer a space of beauty and tranquility to help relieve stress and quiet your mind.