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OKG Newsletter

Topic: historic preservation

HP: More than a stodgy computer

The benefits to living well in a historic district


Keith Rollin Eakins
If you’re not a resident of inner Oklahoma City, the term “HP” may bring to mind that desktop computer your grandma bought in 1994 and is still afraid of.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Lease on life

With past lives as a car dealership and tavern, a historic Midtown building makes a comeback.


Kelley Chambers
George Washington never slept there, Elvis never left the building, or even entered for that matter, and it’s definitely not the House that Ruth Built.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Exit Stage?

It might be curtains for the Stage Center, now that the iconic building goes up for sale.


Clifton Adcock
After rejecting two proposals to put downtown’s Stage Center to use, the nonprofit organization that owns the unique building has decided to put it up for sale.
Sunday, July 15, 2012

Lofty goal

A local developer is converting the old downtown library into upscale lofts.


Tim Farley
Growing up in Pauls Valley, Judy Hatfield loved going to the public library. She would sit in a corner and read for hours.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Chipping in

OKC developer Chip Fudge’s efforts in historic preservation earn him this year’s Urban Pioneer Award.


Tim Farley

2013 Urban Pioneer Award
11:30 a.m. Thursday
Bill & Pam Shdeed Great Hall
Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Saving Gold

An Edmond engineering firm buys the Gold Dome, preserving the iconic OKC building from demolition.


Tim Farley
One of Oklahoma City’s most recognizable and talked-about buildings is safe once more.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Cultural preservation

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism’s new educational series saves the past for the future.

Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about Native American cultural artifacts in Oklahoma and how to appropriately display them and preserve them with the utmost respect for the sacred history of the items and the tribes from which they came.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014