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Curtains for Stage Center

Curtains for Stage Center

It was built in 1970 by renowned architect John Johansen and opened as the Mummers Theatre. It served as a hub for arts and cultural events over the next decades, but a flood in 2010 forced its closure. With millions of dollars in estimated deferred maintenance and no party with the resources to save it,

DDRC approves Stage Center demolition

With millions of dollars in estimated deferred maintenance and no party with the resources to save it, Rainey Williams, president of Kestrel Investments, purchased Stage Center, located at 400 W. Sheridan Ave., from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation in 2013 for $4.275 million. The sale was after a request for proposal by the foundation to save

Compass

McKown received approval for the design March 21 by the Downtown Design Review Committee, for the four-story, 97-unit development. He says the budget is $12.5 million, and he plans to seek tax credits and TIF dollars for the project. With many units Downtown starting at about $900 per month, McKown says he has made an

Patron Saints

Plans for MidTown are working through the Downtown Design Review Committee. Joe Hodges, regional president for SSM Healthcare, the owner of St. Anthony, says the expansion is the largest in the hospital’s history. In the last decade, after deciding to remain in MidTown rather than moving to the suburbs, he says the hospital has invested

Coury courts DDRC with Ambassador design plan

  Chairman of the Ambassador Hotel Collection, Coury plans to open the hotel in the Osler building, 1200 N. Walker, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places this year. The first three floors were built in 1928, the second three in 1929, and the seventh floor was added in 1949. It was

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