In 1978, I photographed what was then my
Kerr-McGee Park, one block South of Kerr-McGee Plaza, the world headquarters of Kerr-McGee Corporation, one of the world's largest oil producers. The founder of K-M, the late Robert S. Kerr, was once a senator from Oklahoma.
Leadership Square, in the heart of the business district. Just beyond,
to the extreme right of the picture, is the Bank of Oklahoma building. The
red object just below and to the left of this is a large sculpture by Alexander
Leiberman, noted sculptor and
A view of the courtyard
just outside of
Myriad Gardens, a large park on the Southern edge of downtown. To the left is the Botanical Tube, a multilevel greenhouse environment that houses hundreds of species of tropical plants. It is suspended above a large reflecting pool. On the opposite side of the tube is an outdoor ampitheater with a stage that juts out into the pool. During the spring and fall, Myriad Gardens is the site of Oklahoma City's Festival of the Arts, which draws visitors from all over the country.