Tag Archives: Gary Brooks

Brooks breaks ground at the Edge

Rendering of Gary Brooks’ Edge in MidTown   Bordered by N.W. 12 and N.W. 13 streets, and Walker and Dewey, the former home of Mercy Hospital is set for 250 apartments. Brooks has not had an office in Downtown in nearly a decade, and admitted he was unfamiliar with the area when his friend and

Downtown dwellers

In trying to answer the question of why there’s such a demand for living space Downtown, he suggests that people younger than 40 think back to the TV shows they watched growing up. The Cosby Show, Seinfeld, Cheers – some of the most highly rated shows in the 1980s and 1990s were in urban settings

Nefarious newcomers not welcome at MidTown project

In ongoing efforts by developer Gary Brooks through the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority for approval of the Edge, a proposed 252-unit residential project with about 8,400 square feet of retail space and 462 parking spaces, he has been sensitive to concerns of those residents in nearby historic neighborhoods. It is set for the block

Two proposals in final running for urban development contract

Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority commissioners narrowed the field of developers from four to two June 9 for apartment proposals at NW 13 Street and Walker Avenue, where Mercy Hospital once sat. Questions were raised about financing, plans to hold the projects long term, the amount of retail and parking each would have, and placement

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