I read an article in Fast Company today titled, Your Neighborhood is Why You’re Fat by Ben Schiller. It cuts to a core truth about the connection between urban sprawl and U.S. society’s increasing girth. Tulsa has a new comprehensive plan, huge community momentum for growth and change, and active revitalization of our urban core.
Pershing Elementary School opened in the original portion of the existing building in 1918. There have been additions and remodels over the years, the latest of which was the extension on the west side in 1968 for the cafeteria and administrative offices. The school was closed the first time in 1979 but was later used