Pops Gas Station – Route 66 near Arcadia, OK
Pops is a gas station and soda shop along historic Route 66 at Westminster Road near Arcadia, Oklahoma. The gas station itself is a steel frame building using vertical trusses for the front and back glass walls. Stone and concrete masonry make up the side walls. Each truss wall has glass shelves for displaying pop bottles.
The main features of the 4500 sf gas station are the canopy over the gas pumps and the pop bottle near the highway. The canopy is made up of (4) 200 foot pipe frame trusses which span over the entire gas station and cover the fueling area, a cantilever of about 118 feet. The 65 foot pop bottle is made up of rolled channels around a 24 inch diameter ‘straw’.
Pops' famous bottle was fabricated in the steel fabricator's South Oklahoma City shop, then loaded on a truck and delivered to the site.
John Rex Elementary School - 500 West Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City
John Rex is "a tuition-free public charter school" built to serve downtown Oklahoma City. The main classroom building is three stories and has a footprint of approximately 24,000 square feet. The structure is a steel frame utilizing bolted moment connections for lateral load resistance. There is a seperate 8,000 square foot gymnasium building that has load bearing concrete masonry unit walls.
This project was designed by Elliot and Associates as a spec office building. It is a 4-story 48,000 square foot, steel framed office building, housing the headquarters of the Kirkpatrick Oil Company, among others.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation's Building 15 - Chesapeake Corporate Campus, Oklahoma City, OK
Chesapeake Energy's Building 15 is a five story building with more than 250,000 square feet of office space. It is constructed of composite steel, both braced and moment frame, as well as concrete.
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