Businesses surrounding Tulsa Gathering Place are anticipating the opening of the park with the some already feeling the impact.
Near 18th and Boston, owners say they are preparing to see an influx of business in this area. They say they are not only excited for the business brought in by Gathering Place but are also the opening of Riverside Drive.
"I really hope it brings a lot more hustle and bustle over here,” said Madison Suppes of Sterling Salon.
They are also expecting more development, growth and a positive economic impact on the city.
"I think it's going to be great for the area I think it's going to be great for Tulsa period. I've been looking forward to it for a long time,” said Zach Will of The Shrine.
"At 18th and Boston it's a little bit of a corridor from where the Gathering Place is from downtown so hopefully there's some connectivity between those two that'll be beneficial to all of the local businesses," said Sunny Dalesandro of Delasandro’s
The Gathering Place is set to open on Saturday, September 8th.