Downtown reaps the benefits of tax increment finance districts.
An economic development program created to improve blighted areas is
doing better than expected in downtown Oklahoma City, according to the
city’s primary private-sector partner for economic development.
Drive Interstate 40 just south of Bricktown, and you might
see artist Rick Sinnett. He’s the one swinging from a rope anchored to
the top of Rocktown Climbing Gym, wrangling a 5-gallon bucket of paint
as he works on his latest mural, This Land.