We are proud to say we were a part of this unique project and towering achievement! OAI worked with Patrick Thrope to create a replica of the Rivergate Tower, which he wore in honor of the iconic downtown building, during the Gasparilla Distance Classic 5k.
OAI accepted Thrope’s challenge of producing a wearable building that would satisfy his vision of a nearly perfect scale model of the Rivergate Tower. The result, as seen in The Tampa Tribune, was a 10-foot-tall cloth replica featuring the same light-brownish paint tint and the exact number of windows as the original downtown building.
Thrope slowly, but successfully completed the 5K in 1 hour, 42.15 minutes, for an average pace of 32 minutes, 52 seconds a mile. Thrope, or rather the building, can be seen at upcoming events around Tampa Bay including the Gasparilla Music Festival, the Cigar City festival and the University of South Florida Beax Art on April 6th.
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