Ground-up view of outdoor donor recognition wall with blue sky.

Gathering Place

A Grand Community
Public Park
Tulsa, OK

Tulsa’s development of a grand community park was the vision of philanthropist George Kaiser, who partnered with nearly 100 other donors to fund the initiative that built this 65-acre space named the Gathering Place. Major donor recognition is integrated into two locations in the Park.

Project Type:
Public Space
Fun Fact:
Gathering Place park is over 65 acres and filled with amazing outdoor activities – all free to the community.
Donor Wall
Digital Display
Exterior Recognition
Dimensional Lettering
Conceptual Design
Budget Development
Project Management
Fabrication & Installation

Outside at The Boathouse you’ll find an inset exterior horizontal donor recognition display where each donor name is individually fashioned onto an engraved, interlocking, stainless steel tile.

Elegant donor recognition wall built of interlocking blackened steel panels reaching up 14 feet.
Close up of donor names fashioned out of bronze on interlocking blackened steel panels.
View of donor names fashioned out of bronze on interlocking blackened steel panels in PDG's shop.
Donor recognition wall reaching up 14 feet is built of interlocking blackened steel panels, a large art glass column, and a digital display.

Inside the Lodge, PDG’s donor recognition display mirrors other building materials in an elegant display that reaches up a 14-foot wall built out of blackened steel panels with donor names fashioned out of dimensional bronze lettering. The paneling on both featured installations can be moved and updated over time. At the far left of the display, a large art glass column frames a digital monitor that displays donor stories and historical information about the development of the project. Content on the digital display is client-managed using PDG’s CMS Appellō.

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