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I just stared and stared at the bronze sculptures that are the centerpiece feature of this site. They are masterfully executed and perfectly positioned. The attention to detail is simply amazing. Honestly, I can’t think of a single thing I’d do to improve this remarkable...More
We did a driving tour through Oklahoma on Route 66. We stopped at the plaza for a few minutes to take some photo's. This area with the statutes, flags, huge Route 66 overhead bridge is a great photo stop. A very cool stop on Route...More
This is a very cool area set on the bank of the Arkansas River.
Curb-side parking is available along the river or try your luck in the small lot off S Lawton Ave on ‘cry baby hill’.
Cyrus Avery Plaza is a lovely stroll along...More
In Centennial Plaza is the fantastic 'East meets West' life size bronze sculpture, a Tulsa landmark dedicated to Cyrus Avery, honoring 'the father of Route 66'. Avery was given this title because he lobbied Congress in 1926 to make it a national highway stretching from...More
This is our second trip to this Route 66 Memorial. Don't miss going up on the walking bridge. Bring a padlock and place your name on it an add it to the fencing on the pedestrian bridge. A cool idea. Don't miss this attraction
I didn't know Cyrus Avery was one of the prime movers & designers of Route 66 and this plaza has wonderful statues to commemorate its history. Adjacent to the plaza is the Cyrus Avery Memorial Bridge (no longer in use) across the Arkansas River.
This sculpture depicts When East Meets West. It shows a horse driven carriage meeting up with a model T Ford. The detail is amazing, down to the grasshopper on the car's radiator. The exhibit is under the Route 66 Cyrus Avery bridge, which also has...More