Commentary Andrew Rice
In April 2010, I attended an Oklahoma City Thunder playoff game against
the Los Angeles Lakers and stood the entire game, along with 18,000
others. Our young team made a furious comeback to win. I did not lose my
voice that night from cheering; I lost it from screaming.
From desolate to in-demand, Midtown has risen from a ‘neglected backwater’ with help from a dedicated community.
News Tim Farley
Eighteen years ago, Midtown was nothing more than a “neglected
backwater” replete with halfway houses and abandoned buildings. Faced
with blighted conditions years before the April 19, 1995, disaster,
Midtown was instead a ghost town created by the 1980s’ devastating oil
bust and ensuing disinvestment.