Tag Archives: Film Row

Radio star

Like his grandmother, during the past quarter century, Fudge has developed his own hunger for saving items of historical significance, including restoring historic homes and buildings, an interest he shares with his wife, Shannon. Their shared passion led them to renovate Kamp’s Grocery; the Cameron Building; and homes in Oklahoma City’s older neighborhoods, such as

Back to the future

The Paramount building, 701 W. Sheridan, was designed for screening and distribution of Paramount Pictures movies and promotional materials for theater operators around the state when film reels arrived by rail. From roughly the 1930s until the 1960s, every major movie studio had a film exchange building on Film Row. As air travel became commonplace,

Compass

Fourth-generation owners David and Beverly Shumake says with those problems, compounded with their own health issues, they knew it was time to close up shop. “The last two years have been two of our worst,” Beverly Shumake says. “It’s put a huge strain on us.” MUSTANG Students at Mustang High School returned to class in

Urban eats

Joey’s Pizzeria opened along Film Row April 1, as additional eateries and a coffee roaster are setting up shop Downtown. A count by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber showed 69 Downtown retail establishments have opened, plan to open, or have expanded since 2007. As once-forgotten areas such as Film Row and MidTown have been revitalized

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