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Architect selected for MAPS convention center

The recommendation to hire Kansas City-based Populous and GSB to conduct a conceptual study for the convention center will go before the MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Committee on Thursday. If passed, it will then go before the City Council for approval. Populous was the firm responsible for weighing and narrowing down the prospective sites for

240 priorities

A plan in the works could help the area define itself, help stakeholders improve its appearance, and speak with one voice. Last fall, the Urban Land Institute – a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to land use and development – granted the local chapter $18,000 to study the I-240 corridor and surrounding neighborhoods, and

Site chosen for proposed MAPS 3 convention center

After months of meetings, the MAPS 3 convention center subcommittee has chosen a location for the proposed building. The group accepted the recommendation of its consultant, Populous Inc., to place the center just west of the Oklahoma City Arena, where several former car lot sites now stand. But with that acceptance came concerns from subcommittee