Placemaking Conference: IQC in Oklahoma


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  • Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
  • It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
  • We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant?Gorgeous? Talented? Fabulous?
  • Actually, who are you not to be?You are a child of God.
  • Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.
  • We were born to make manifest in the glory of God that is within us.It is not just in some of us: It is in everyone.
  • And as we let our own light shine,We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
  • Our presence automatically liberates others.
  • As we are liberated from our own fears,
  • Placemaking Conference: IQC in Oklahoma

    1. 1. “Don’t look for the easy job—it is already taken!”Unknown
    2. 2. “Only the dead have done enough!”C.R. AnthonyFounder, Oklahoma-based Anthony’s clothing stores
    3. 3. “Kites rise highest against the wind—not with it.”Winston Churchill
    4. 4. Tontz and Herschi Hardware
    5. 5. Gaffney Building
    6. 6. The Victor Block
    7. 7. 100 Block ofWest Oklahoma Avenue
    8. 8. Chandler, Wolcott BuildingPawhuska, Ki-he-hah Avenue
    9. 9. “Even poor people know ugly.”Richard C. Riley, Jr., MayorCharleston, South Carolina
    10. 10. “Your tenants are not going to put nice things intheir apartments until YOU fix the DAMN roof!”Lee Adler, Preservation LeaderSavannah, Georgia
    11. 11. “There are two ways of spreading the light—to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”Edith Wharton, Vesalius In Zante
    12. 12. “Unless someone else like youcares a whole awful lot,Nothing is going to get better.It’s not.”Dr. Seuss,The Lorax
    13. 13. Stephanie Josephine Martin, 1950Mary Frantz, 1990
    14. 14. We outgrewthe bungalow!
    15. 15. “The first step toward building and sustaininga winning teamis getting people to talk to one another.It doesn’t matter if you don’t like each other,but you’ve got to respect each other. “Legendary Coach Herman BooneRemember the Titans
    16. 16. Newkirk, OklahomaJunior Main Streeters’ Fund Raising
    17. 17. Pauls Valley, OklahomaThe Toy &Action Figure Museum
    18. 18. El Reno, OklahomaOklahoma Vintage Guitar
    19. 19. Wilburton, OklahomaGoldberg and Joseph Heritage Park
    20. 20. Stockyards City, OklahomaEntry Gate
    21. 21. Enid, OklahomaPark Avenue Thrift
    22. 22. Hobart, OklahomaGeneral Tommy FranksLeadership Institute & Museum
    23. 23. Claremore, OklahomaDesign Committee Façade Squad
    24. 24. Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Barnsdall StationPerry, Oklahoma, Kemnitz Oil Co.
    25. 25. Collinsville, OklahomaCollinsville Main Street Office
    26. 26. Ponca City, OklahomaGhost Sign Restoration
    27. 27. Sapulpa, OklahomaWells Building Senior Housing
    28. 28. “We will have to repent in this generation notmerely for the hateful words and actionsof the bad people,but for the appalling silenceof the good people.”Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Letter from a Birmingham Jail
    29. 29. Fill the organization with people who want othersto succeed, and you have an organizationcapable of doing what others can’teven dream about doing.”Ed Nfuler and Ross Hunt(quote on wall, OU Writing Center)
    30. 30. “A university is a place where we should learn howto argue and debate with each other withoutceasing to love and respect each other.”Guido Calebresi, Dean EmeritusYale Law School
    31. 31. “Every decisionshould be made with the goalof increasing community.”President David BorenA Letter to America, Page 96
    32. 32. “Placemaking starts with getting engaged.”Ron Frantz
    33. 33. “Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness,to pull another hand into the light.”Norman B. Rice
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    35. 35. “They had qualities of humor and courage and inventivenessand energy that appealed to me…I thought if we had a national character and national geniusthese people who were beginning to be called Okies were it...With all the odds against them,their goodness and strength survived…and it still does.”John Steinbeck