Erected in 1964 by the United Founders Life Insurance Corporation, Founders Tower is one of the most unique and well-known buildings in Oklahoma City. The first skyscraper built outside of the downtown area, Founders Tower is 20-stories tall and reaches a height of 275 feet. The structure originally housed the real estate development division of the company and offices of other tenants before being converted into luxury apartments in 2006.
Backstory and Context
McQuillin, Steven. "United Life Founders Tower." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/ed7fc77d-61c6-4e15-a7eb-4d88e012e3b3.
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