North Tulsa Economic  Development Initiative

Rebuilding North Tulsa One Project at a Time

North Tulsa Community Collaborative
Legacy and Building Wealth Gala/Symposium

North Tulsa Collaborative
Speakers 1/20 & 1/21-2023

NTEDi Supports the Community in Honoring our McLain Students and Staff Team

McLain Alumni, Parents and Community showed up this morning to celebrate the students; it was an awesome showing of support (10/6/2022). On Friday, 10/7/2022 Dr. Turner-Addison, McLain Alumni and supporters showed up again to celebrate our students.

Click here to hear Dr. Gist Interview on October 4, 2022

First Day of School, "We are Off to a Great Start"
Back 2 School Event 8/15/2022 was Awesome!

The first 2 years of the North Tulsa Back 2 School Parent/Community Enrichment Extravaganza was organized by Dr. Lana Turner-Addison, while serving as the Community Relations Manager for OSU-Tulsa, serving on the Tulsa Public Schools Board. Dr. Lana Turner-Addison, continues to organize the event and work with others to ensure students and families have access to resources and supplies needed.

Thank you for attending the June 24, 2022 News conference to announce completion of a milestone in the Peoria Enhancements / Peoria Connection.

Press Conference

Time: 9:00 a.m. 

Location: McLain High School parking lot, 4929 N. Peoria Ave.

MLK Parade Day - January 16, 2023

City of Tulsa, leaders launch Kirkpatrick Heights Greenwood Master Plan

City of Tulsa, leaders launch Kirkpatrick Heights Greenwood Master Plan
Photo by: KJRH
Posted at 11:05 AM, Aug 17, 2021
and last updated 11:05 AM, Aug 17, 2021

TULSA, Okla. — The City of Tulsa and various other Tulsa leaders announced they have selected Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) to develop the Kirkpatrick Heights/Greenwood Master Plan in a Tuesday morning press conference.

The Master Plan has a major redevelopment strategy to guide the growth of 56 acres of land in and around Greenwood.

Some key project goals of the Master Plan include:

  • Preserving and celebrating the legacy of Historic Black Wall Street and the spirit of African American entrepreneurship
  • Introducing much-needed housing that limits fears of displacement, including being affordable to all income levels
  • Bridging physical divides through improvements for a pedestrian-friendly environment, enhanced transit connections, and visual access
  • Creating a network of public spaces that tells the stories of the neighborhood...

Community Volunteers - Peoria Clean Up
Saturday, September 25, & Friday, December 3, 2021 

Alfresco Group Groundbreaking - Stradford21  Hotel
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
9:00 am - 9:45 am

Alfresco Group’s announcement of Phase I development of a new boutique hotel property, the Stradford21 hotel. This significant property will commemorate J.B. Stradford and the original hotel at 301 N. Greenwood that was destroyed in the 1921 Race Massacre. At the time, it was the largest Black-owned and operated, black-guest-only hotel in America. The company will break ground on the hotel in September, followed by other developments in the future. The expected date of completion is March 2023. 

The groundbreaking will be held at the Southwest corner of 36th North MLKB, directly across from Westview Clinic.


$75 million development planned for north Tulsa with city support

NTEDi has supported and backed this project since the day of inception.
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — For decades, 22 acres of lush hills and valleys sat vacant as part of north Tulsa died from lack of development. Antoine Harris and his company, Alfresco Development, have a plan in place to develop a hotel and two mixed-use retail buildings at 36th Street North and MLK Jr. Boulevard.
Click link to view KTUL Channel 8 News Reporting: 75 Million Development Planned for North Tulsa...

City of Tulsa Approves TIF for 36th North MLK Blvd. 

NTEDi Members Advocacy and support of the Alfresco Group LLC, TIF is paying off, and will results in benefits to the north Tulsa community!

TULSA, Oklahoma -

The Tulsa City Council has approved $16-million to develop land near East 36th Street North and MLK Jr. Boulevard. The city is making it a Tax Increment Finance District (TIF).

The money will be used to create a multi-use building that includes residential units, a hotel and retail space.

The $16-million to help pay for the project will come from taxes, but the entire development comes with a $ 75-million price tag.

Tulsa-based developer Alfresco Group will be in charge of the project when it breaks ground in September of 2021.

Black Wall Street
and Beyond

Did You Know NTEDi Membership Matter?

NTEDi Regular Scheduled Meetings are open to the public. Only members are recognized by the President to speak at meetings and make announcements. However, a request may be granted by president, if non-member made the request 5 days prior to NTEDi Regular Scheduled Meeting.