Address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Owner: Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation
Category: Parks & Monuments
Architect: Sasaki Associates, Inc.
Contract Amount: $5 - $10 Million
Project Completion: April, 2000
An outdoor symbolic memorial tribute to the victims, survivors and rescue workers involved with the tragedy of April 19, 1995. Features include the bronze Gates of Time, a block long granite reflecting pool, a field of 168 bronze and glass chairs memorializing the 168 men, women and children who lost their lives by this act of terrorism, a children’s area, the Rescuer’s Orchard and the Survivor Tree Plaza. The Oklahoma City National Memorial covers a square block area where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building once stood. The memorial has a garden type atmosphere and is visited by thousands of visitors every day.
Awards: Associated General Contractors of America - National Special Recognition for the Oklahoma City National Memorial - 2001
American Institute of Architects Special Award for Construction of the Oklahoma City National Memorial - 2000
Construction Specifications Institute Superior Craftsmanship Award for the Oklahoma City National Memorial - 2000