2015 Placemaking Conference

IQC will again welcome citizens, civic leaders, and professionals from around the region to learn from outstanding leaders in placemaking and community building.
Conference Information

A Better Classen: Getting Started

On Wednesday, January 28, ULI Oklahoma hosted a public meeting to kick off a project to envision the future of Classen Boulevard in Oklahoma City. Around 200 people attended the event, learning briefly about the project and the history of Classen Boulevard. A key... read more

PARK(ing) Day 2014

PARK(ing) Day is a worldwide event where citizens turn parking spaces into places for people to hang out. Last year 8 parklets appeared around Oklahoma City, but this year more than 20 parking locations in 10 districts were transformed into creative miniature parks.... read more

2014 Statewide Preservation Conference

IQC partnered with the State Historic Preservation Office to host the 26th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference in Norman. Norman, with the university campus and surrounding historic neighborhoods, was a great place to get back to the basics and learn about the... read more

StART Norman: Better Block

Research Traffic speeds ranged from 20-46 miles per hour, with the fastest 20% of drivers averaging over 35 miles per hour. Traffic speed is a critical factor of pedestrian safety. A speed of 20 miles per hour is ideal for a commercial district. A goal for the... read more

Center City Vision for Norman

Central Norman is a great neighborhood anchored by the University of Oklahoma and Campus Corner on the south and Main Street to the north. As Norman grows, it is paying close attention to what this area will look like in the future. A new project will answer questions... read more