Over the years, Utica Square has earned the reputation as the area’s finest shopping center. A dynamic mixture of quality stores and restaurants in an elegant outdoor setting has made this unique destination a hometown treasure.
Utica Square opened on May 22, 1952 as Tulsa’s first suburban shopping center.
Walt Helmerich signs the purchase agreement on behalf of Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Howard Post Clock Installed
Utica Square’s first restaurant “The 1800” transitioned into “The Garden” operated by Walter Helmerich’s wife, Peggy.
First ever Lights in the Square – celebrated with a string of lights in about a dozen trees.
Tower Clock Installed
Heritage Clock Installation
Landscaped courtyard added
First ever Summer’s Fifth Night
Art in the Square begins
Utica Square hosts Jazz into the Night
Utica Square keeps the Lights On tradition alive by hosting it’s first ever Virtual Lights On Event
First ever Steins in the Square
First Mural Installment in Art Alley