Project Detail


Cafe 501

Oklahoma City, OK United States

Elliott + Associates Architects


Project Description

Project Goals:

Key points from client discussion session

1. Fresh, local, fast, casual service at lunch

2. Different at night – full service

3. Focus on quality food

4. The locals call us a neighborhood café.

5. We have lots of repeat business

6. At Classen Curve it will be as Edmond location, similar but not exact.

More contemporary with a comfortable atmosphere . . .

7. Wood, brick, steel, glass

8. Open kitchen, warm and friendly

9. Lunch is 1 experience

Dinner is 2nd experience

10. In one word . . . fresh

11. “Character” in the toilets

12. Personal

13. Loyalty factor

14. Energy in space

15. Intuitive flow

16. “I need my 501 fix” . . .

Program Requirements:

• New construction for 5,400 s.f.

• Dining for 120

• Bar for 15

• No private dining

• Super-efficient kitchen with wood-fired oven

• Mezzanine office and storage


Project Details

Cafe 501
Shared by:
Project Team:
    Rand Elliott, FAIA; David Ketch, AIA
  • Civil Engineer: Johnson & Associates 
  • Structural Engineer: Lingo Construction Services 
  • Mechanical Engineer: Determan-Scheirman Consulting Engineers 
  • Landscape Architect: Total Environment 
  • General Contractor: Lingo Construction Services 
Project Type:
Project Status:
Year Completed:
Project Size:
    5,400 sq ft


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