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OKG Newsletter

Topic: preservation

Historic green

New guidelines are being considered that would include sustainability concerns in historic preservation.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is looking for ways to “green up” its historic preservation guidelines, and has hired a preservation planning firm to help it come up with ways to do so.
Wednesday, April 20, 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

Going uptown

It’s back to the future for the once-thriving, and thriving once again, Uptown 23rd District.


Dawn Watson
The Uptown 23rd Shopping District was once the place to be.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Blast from the past

Retro Metro OKC is preserving the city's history, one artifact at a time.


Carmel Perez Snyder
The Rock Island-Frisco Railroad heralds were displayed on Oklahoma City’s S. Robinson Street train underpass for nearly 80 years. Chances are most Oklahoma City residents drove by without ever noticing the two symbols of the city’s past.
Wednesday, August 15, 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

'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

Monster mash

For its ninth annual Film Preservation Festival, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art unleashes seven of Universal Studios’ iconic creature features.


Rod Lott and Phil Bacharach
Film Preservation Festival 9: Universal Monsters
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Crumbling Capitol

An annual list of Oklahoma’s endangered historic buildings includes a surprising addition this year.


Tim Farley
Once considered structural jewels, some of Oklahoma City’s most iconic buildings, including the state Capitol, are falling apart.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Reel change

A new screen, upgraded sound and digital projection make moviegoing at Oklahoma City Museum of Art better than ever.


Molly Evans
With last Friday’s showing of the Norwegian adventure Kon-Tiki, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art reopened its 250-seat Noble Theater, debuting more than $160,000 of digital renovations.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013