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OKG Newsletter

Topic: historic

Network marketing

1145 N.W. 39th gets its own Facebook page as part of sales pitch


Gazette staff
A four-bed, two-bath, historic home in the Crown Heights and Putnam Heights area can be yours for a mere $159,000. What’s notable about that? It has its own Facebook page.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Crown Jewel

A blues festival Saturday will kick off fundraising efforts to restore a historic theater in northeast OKC.


Brendan Hoover
Jewel Foundation Blues Festival
6 p.m. Saturday
Eastwood Event Center
7204 N.E. 23rd, Midwest City
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Stay golden

The iconic Gold Dome building gets a new owner at a foreclosure auction.


Kelley Chambers
The geodesic gold dome at N.W. 23rd Street and Classen Boulevard has a new owner after a foreclosure auction today. David Box, CEO of Box Talent and Box Real Estate, was the sole bidder on the 1958 building.
Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Hills have eyes

Heritage Hills’ annual home tour illustrates the importance of protecting and preserving the city’s cultural landmarks.


Gazette staff
Heritage Hills Historic Homes and Garden Tour
noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
405 N.W. 15th
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Zoning out

OKC officials abruptly back off a controversial rezoning request for a historic neighborhood near the OU Health Sciences Center.


Jerry Bohnen
After nearly a year of efforts by Oklahoma City to rezone the historic John F. Kennedy residential neighborhood for the expansion of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, city officials are withdrawing their rezoning request.
Monday, February 11, 2013

'A gift to the city'

Attorney and arts patron John Belt leaves lasting legacy with The Paseo.


Alyssa Grimley
Oklahoma City attorney and urban developer John Belt died Sunday after a brief bout with cancer. He was 76.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Boxed in

Local developer David Box says he has no option but to pursue razing the historic Gold Dome building.


Tim Farley
As owner of the historic Gold Dome in Oklahoma City, David Box finds himself in an untenable position.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Sustainable learning

The SixTwelve project aims to turn community into a renewable resource.


Louis Fowler
The large, dilapidated structure at N.W. 29th and N. Lee, in the heart of the Paseo, was only days away from demolition when it was rescued by Amy Young and James Varnum. In 2010, the pair bought the property, an eight-plex apartment in its former life, with the idea of turning it into a center of community living. Hence, they became the brains behind Project SixTwelve  — a nonprofit named for the street address, 612 N.W. 29th, natch.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Center stage

Vocal proponents of the vividly colored theater vow to save Stage Center with a variety of proposals.


Tim Farley
Historic preservationists like Lisa Chronister and Catherine Montgomery don’t give up. Controversy over Stage Center, the former Mummers Theater in downtown Oklahoma City, built in 1970, is a classic example.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Ghost it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Ghosts are real, you guys. At least they are at at the Edmond Historic Preservation Trust’s Historic Ghost Tours, with local actors playing the part of Edmond’s founding fathers at each individual’s gravesite. The tours begin Friday and Saturday evening at Gracelawn Cemetery, Danforth Road and Boulevard Street in Edmond. Tickets are $7. Call 285-9700.

Friday-Saturday, ongoing

Wednesday, October 16, 2013