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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Devon tower

Grand proposal

Can the Oklahoma City Council commit? Next week it might take the plunge by adopting a MAPS 3 timeline.


News

Clifton Adcock
Two major issues of the MAPS 3 program are likely to come up for approval at the July 5 Oklahoma City Council meeting: a proposed project timeline and a proposed site for the future convention center.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Next stage

While Stage Center's future remains cloudy, it's hardly the first obstacle in the iconic building's history


News

C.G. Niebank
An eccentric masterpiece of modern architecture, Oklahoma City’s Stage Center is a longtime subject of both conversation and controversy.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Trimmed TIF

Planners are looking for savings on Project 180.


News

Clifton Adcock
A major downtown streetscape project is being reduced in scope because of revenue shortfalls in the funding plan and cost overruns, city officials said, dropping E.K. Gaylord Boulevard off the project list.
 
Friday, November 4, 2011

Necessary revisions


News

Clifton Adcock
The massive downtown streetscape and park refurbishment known as Project 180 is being scaled back from its original budget by around $17.5 million, or about 10 percent.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Next Stage

Could the playful nature of Stage Center be well-suited for a children’s museum?


News

Clifton Adcock
The best neutral term to describe the design of downtown Oklahoma City’s Stage Center is “unique.” The building tends to elicit extreme responses.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

School work

A planned charter elementary school for downtown moves a step closer to becoming a reality.


News

Clifton Adcock
The public trust overseeing the MAPS for Kids project approved a contract Aug. 13 to purchase the land for the future MAPS downtown elementary school.
 
Monday, August 20, 2012

Top of the city

Dine in the sky this coming October!


Food and Drink Features

Kelley Chambers
Vast, the restaurant atop the Devon tower, is set to open Oct. 24.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Garden of eatin’

The search continues for a restauranteur to inhabit space at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.


Food and Drink Features

Dean Anderson
In late 2011, questions surrounded the plan to open a restaurant at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

MAPS for trauma


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.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
 
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