Proponents of the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa will ask the 2013 Legislature for a $42.5 million bond issue to build the proposed facility despite lawmakers’ rejection of a similar plan earlier this year.

Bob Blackburn, director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, said last week that the proceeds would provide $26.7 million to build the proposed OK Pop facility in downtown Tulsa, $10.7 million for a 650-space parking garage, and an additional $3 million for architectural fees.

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