Oklahoma Mid-Century Modern Roofs & Canopies

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Beaver County Free Fair Association Exhibition Building
Beaver, OK
The Beaver County Free Fair Association Exhibition Building was designed by Tommy Jay Shaw and built in 1960. For more, see this website. [map]

former Truckers Village
Oklahoma City, OK
Truckers Village was built in 1963 and at the time was advertised as the the largest truck stop in the world. It consisted of two identical peak-roofed buildings with a connecting breezeway. The Golden Lion Restaurant occupied one building while a Derby gas station occupied the other one. The canopy in front of the buildings was added much later. In recent years, the restaurant housed Driver's Diner and C.C.'s Diner (top photo from 2006). The buildings were then vacant for several years. Since 2010, Stone & Stucco Co. has occupied the building. The bottom two rows of photos are from 2011. [map]

Jerry's Donuts
Pryor, OK
Jerry's Donuts has been here since 1987 when it was known as Larry and Jerry's Donuts. It became Jerry's in 1989. The building now houses Paulie's Donuts. This building is probably from the 1960s. Does anyone know what business was here originally? [map]

Quick's Drive-in (now Neptune Submarine Sandwiches)
Oklahoma City, OK

Quick's Drive-in was built in 1961. The building was designed by Jack L. Scott. It features a concrete, hyperbolic paraboloid roof. Quick's closed around 1973. The building has been home to Neptune Submarine Sandwiches since then. There was another Quick's location in Oklahoma City that is gone now. [1965 scanned photo thanks Robby Delius] [map]

Tulsa, OK
This Roto-Rooter building was originally used as a restaurant. The building was constructed in/around 1961 for the Pancake Place. The building housed other restaurants including the Razor Clam, C.J.'s Restaurant, Daddy's Country Cafe, and at least one Mexican restaurant. Roto-Rooter has been here since 1979. This photo is from 2011. The building has been vacant since 2015. [map]

former Carpet City
Tulsa, OK
The Carpet City building and sign are probably from the 1950s or 1960s. The building was vacant when these photos were taken in 2011. The building has since been significantly remodeled. The canopy and sign were removed. [map]

former Music Sound World
Tulsa, OK
2006: 2011:
The Music Sound World building was originally a Mid-West National Insurance Company office, most likely in the 1960s. The roof was previously yellow and the globe on top revolved. Music Sound World occupied the building from around 1978-2009. The globe was removed by 2011. The building was still vacant in 2016. There was another building like this one in town but the cone-shaped roof and sign were removed. There are a few other examples of these buildings in Missouri. [map]

Kingfisher County Courthouse
Kingfisher, OK
The Kingfisher County Courthouse was built in 1960. It was designed by Noftsger, Lawrence & Associates. [map]

Applied Medical Professions
Durant, OK


The Applied Medical Professions building appears to be from the 1960s. It appeared to be vacant in 2018. The building previously housed a check cashing business and may have been a bank originally. [map]

Coley Properties
Oklahoma City, OK
The Coley Properties building was in 1959 as the Coley House. It was designed by R. Duane Conner as one of Living for Young Homemakers' "Living" homes. For more, see this website. [map]

former medical complex
Oklahoma City, OK
This former medical complex appears to be from the 1960s. There was a pharmacy in the part of the building next to the former water fountain. [map]

More Oklahoma Mid-Century Modern Roofs & Canopies:
Liberty Loan Co. (Enid)
Mister Donut (Tulsa)