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Fueling station

A meal with a view is available at the restaurants housed in Devon Energy’s new world headquarters.


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Kelley Chambers
Want to dine at the top of Devon Energy Corp.’s new tower but you don’t work for Devon or have a friend on the board? No problem, the company says.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

‘Moldy Manor’ no more

An Art Deco fourplex gets a new owner after decades of neglect.


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Kelley Chambers
A Crown Heights property that languished for years — and was referred to by neighbors as the “Moldy Manor” — stands as a reminder that even in a historic preservation district there can always be a black sheep. But it’s not as if the Art Deco fourplex on the southwest corner of Olie Avenue and N.W. 37th Street was an ugly duckling; it was quite the opposite in its day, although it sat rotting for decades.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Devon celebrates topping out tower


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Kelley Chambers
The Devon tower finally looks like the Devon tower. While still several months from completion, the steel frame of the building is in place – all the way to the top. Windows climb more than three-fourths of the way up the tower.
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Red Hot Chili Peppers — I'm with You


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Kelley Chambers
For some of us, “I'm With You,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 10th studio album, is a long-awaited and welcome project that very likely could never have happened. To others, it didn’t need to happen, and is simply more of the same from a group that should have hung things up 10 years ago and spent their time preening courtside at L.A. Lakers games and basking in their own fame.
 
Friday, September 2, 2011

Chesapeake secures arena naming rights

Thunder to play in 'Chesapeake Energy Arena' for the next 12 years


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Kelley Chambers
Chesapeake Energy Corp. is bringing its little blue flame to Downtown.
 
Friday, July 22, 2011

Urban instruction

A site has been selected for a downtown elementary, which some hope will be established as a charter school.


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Kelley Chambers
Despite sentimental attachments, a 1910 school building in downtown Oklahoma City will not be the home of a planned elementary school, although one will be built.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

From the ground up

Crews race to finish the Myriad Botanical Gardens in time for the Festival of the Arts.


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Kelley Chambers
Most everyone who walks or drives near the intersection of Sheridan and Hudson avenues can’t help but look up, and keep looking up.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Little Flower Church copes with the relocation of Interstate 40


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Kelley Chambers
The Little Flower Church building in south Oklahoma City, completed in 1926, maintains its original splendor complete with a two-story ornate altar in the sanctuary.
 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

Three 5th Congressional District candidates cover issues from job creation to legalizing drugs


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Kelley Chambers
Republican James Lankford, Democrat Billy Coyle and independent Clark Duffe are talking about escalating spending by the federal government and the need for job creation.
 
Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Oklahoma City Council is hiring a consultant to help determine the new convention center's location


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Kelley Chambers
The city of Oklahoma City plans to have that person in place by the end of the year.
 
Thursday, October 7, 2010

As SandRidge's downtown campus moves forward, what will the demolition mean for OKC's future?


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Kelley Chambers
Many wonder if the city's urban core is permanently losing its history one building at a time.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

SandRidge hopes third time is charm for proposed demolition of downtown buildings


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Kelley Chambers
Only one item is on the agenda for Friday's 1:30 p.m. special meeting of the Oklahoma City Board of Adjustment: whether SandRidge Energy Corp. can knock down two downtown buildings. It will be the thi...
 
Wednesday, July 21, 2010

SandRidge OK to demolish three downtown buildings


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Kelley Chambers
At Thursday's Oklahoma City Board of Adjustment meeting to consider Preservation Oklahoma's appeal to deny SandRidge Energy Corp.'s plans to raze five downtown buildings, the energy company's lawyer t...
 
Saturday, June 19, 2010

A time capsule in India Temple building could hold mementos from early days of Oklahoma City


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Kelley Chambers
The former India Temple building in downtown Oklahoma City at the corner of Robert S. Kerr and N. Broadway Avenue may be knocked down, but could the historic building contain a cornerstone and possibl...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

SandRidge downtown campus plan faces opposition


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Kelley Chambers
Rob Rogers has a history restoring and preserving historic properties in New York, but his plans for SandRidge Energy Corp.'s downtown campus are facing opposition from individuals and preservationist...
 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
 
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