Sale of $25M in bonds approved for state pop culture museum
June 23, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An oversight council has approved the sale of $25 million in bonds to begin building the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, a massive facility that will showcase actors, singers, writers and others with ties to the state.
Oklahoma's Council of Bond Oversight gave the go-ahead Thursday for the sale. Nicknamed OKPOP, the 40,000 to 45,000 square-foot facility will be built on donated land in downtown Tulsa. Construction is expected to begin in 2018.
Oklahoma Historical Society executive director Bob Blackburn tells the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2rYRlEV ) that officials...