Wednesday 23 Jul
 
 
 photo BO-Button1_zps13524083.jpg

 

OKG Newsletter


Topic: historic

Last call for Stage Center?


CFN

Gazette staff
Jan. 16 is the deadline for Oklahoma City performing arts lovers to save Stage Center theater, formerly known as Mummers Theater. On that day, the Downtown Design Review Committee will decide whether to approve razing the theater, which was designed by Harvard-educated architect John M. Johansen and opened in 1970.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

DDRC approves Stage Center demolition


News

Kelley Chambers
The Downtown Design Review Committee cleared the way on January 16 for developer Rainey Williams Jr. to raze Oklahoma City's Stage Center building downtown to make room for an office tower. The committee voted 3-2 in favor of demolition.
 
Thursday, January 16, 2014

Take a ride

Oklahoma City looks to return to its transit-rich past.


News

Ben Felder
The history of public transportation in Oklahoma City shows a thriving system of buses and streetcars and an era to which today’s city leaders have talked about returning.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Growing pains

Commercial growth in the Uptown district has some residents concerned with parking, noise and historic preservation.


News

Ben Felder
Residents of Heritage Hills, south of NW 23rd Street, successfully lobbied the Oklahoma City Council last week to deny a rezoning request for a new medical spa on Broadway.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Walk this way

Sidewalks are some of earliest MAPS 3 projects to be completed and add 65 miles of pedestrian-friendly travel to the cityscape.


News

Ben Felder
Sidewalks don’t grab the spotlight like convention centers and streetcars, but Mayor Mick Cornett called the planned addition of nearly 65 miles of new sidewalks across the city one of the most important parts of Metropolitan Area Projects, or MAPS 3.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
Close
Close
Close