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OKG Newsletter


Topic: boulevard

Painting the town Greg

Longtime local artist Greg Burns keeps up with the ever-changing city.


Visual Arts

Patrick Crain
Somewhere there exists a run of prints of a one-off Greg Burns piece containing a small detail that makes it rare. At first blush, it looks familiar enough: a rendering of the iconic Townley’s milk-bottle grocery store on Classen Boulevard.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Street fight

City leaders hope a recommended design for a downtown boulevard will quell opponents who favor other options.


News

Clifton Adcock
A firm hired to consider engineering options for a section of the future downtown boulevard is recommending that an overpass will solve possible traffic issues, despite protests by some who favor other alternatives.
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Boulevard of broken dreams?


Commentary

Bob Kemper
No, we don’t have a Georgia O’Keeffe to spark an arts and culture revolution in Oklahoma City as it happened in Santa Fe, N.M. But that hasn’t stopped people from speculating that OKC could become “the next Santa Fe.”
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The road not taken


Commentary

Dr. Ed Shadid
The most critical lesson of the downtown boulevard debate is that diversity of thought (itself a function of the sum total of our experiences) through maximum public participation, along with the utmost transparency to aid in deliberations, leads to better decision-making.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Road to a vote

A controversial proposal for a downtown boulevard heads toward a city council vote.


News

Clifton Adcock
A plan to build the downtown boulevard with an elevated section over Western Avenue will likely be presented to the Oklahoma City Council for approval Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

On the road again

Supporters of a ‘grid’ option for the planned downtown boulevard are hopeful after a recent public meeting.


News

Tim Farley
Continuing debate over the alignment of the planned downtown boulevard is down to four options, all of which are under review by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. The department and city officials discussed the proposals at a June 18 public meeting at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center, where about 100 people attended.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Crosstown traffic

A recent Crosstown Boulevard development meeting brought anger and praise from city residents.


News

Ben Felder
An hour before 18,000 passionate Thunder fans roared inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, there was a slightly smaller crowd of equally passionate citizens across the street at an open house hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) to showcase four ideas for a crosstown boulevard in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 
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