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OKG Newsletter


Topic: maps 3

Boffo bridge

OKC’s SkyDance bridge is honored as one of the world’s best public art projects.


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Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s SkyDance Bridge, a public artwork and pedestrian bridge crossing over the realigned Interstate 40 crosstown, has been named one of the 50 best public art projects in the world.
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Shedding tiers

Some city officials caution that the MAPS 3 convention center might need to be built with expansion in mind.


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Clifton Adcock
Members of a group overseeing progress of the future MAPS 3 convention center have expressed concern that budget constraints could cause the city to miss the mark on a key goal for the facility.
 
Friday, June 29, 2012

Mileage may vary

While MAPS 3 promised 70 miles of new sidewalks, project officials say only about 25 miles can be built for the $6.8 million budget.


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Clifton Adcock
Despite a promise of 70 miles of new sidewalks as part of the MAPS 3 program, Oklahoma City is now looking at constructing possibly less than 40 percent of that amount for the entire project.
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Out of step

Oklahoma City Council members express dismay over MAPS 3 sidewalk discrepancy as master plan sent back to subcommittee.


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Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council voted unanimously at its Aug. 28 meeting to send a master plan for sidewalks under the MAPS 3 program back to the subcommittee level for reconsideration.
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

More for Core for Shore

OKC officials push to revise the Core to Shore plan to encompass land for the planned MAPS 3 convention center.


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Clifton Adcock
The city is seeking to expand the boundaries of an urban renewal plan aimed at fighting urban blight in order to obtain property for the proposed MAPS 3 convention center.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

In the park

At the first of three public meetings on the planned MAPS 3 downtown park, ideas ranged from Wi-Fi to a castle and moat.


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Clifton Adcock
City officials and consultants on Sept. 13 held the first of three meetings seeking public input for design and programming of the future MAPS 3 downtown park. More than 130 people attended the meeting at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, filling the room to near capacity.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Staying the course

A MAPS 3 subcommittee selects the designer for the planned convention center and sticks with the facility's planned location.


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Clifton Adcock
The MAPS 3 Convention Center Subcommittee voted yesterday to recommend that the company responsible for selecting the site of the $252 million building also be the one to design it.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

On the side

The MAPS 3 master plan for sidewalks is going back to the City Council for approval ... with very little changed.


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Clifton Adcock
A master plan for sidewalks in the MAPS 3 program that faced tough questions by the Oklahoma City Council is being sent back to the council for approval, but virtually unchanged.
 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Idea-go-round

MAPS 3’s future downtown park — and the city in general — could benefit from a carousel, according to one resident.


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Clifton Adcock
A trip to Missoula, Mont., left images of carousels spinning in the imagination of Edmond resident Celia Moor.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Park places

City officials unveil three preliminary designs for what will be the MAPS 3 park.


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Clifton Adcock
Consultants working on the MAPS 3 downtown park unveiled three proposed designs during an Oct. 25 public meeting. Around $132 million of the $777 million in MAPS 3 funding is set aside for the project.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
 
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