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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

Developers plan new apartment projects Downtown

Eric Schmid, with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, and Richard McKown with a sample of the exterior of Mosaic, an apartment project McKown is developing Downtown. Photo by Kelley Chambers Marva Ellard renovated the 1920s Sieber Hotel, 1305 N. Hudson, into 38 apartments, which has been full since it opened in 2009. Richard McKown developed Level,

Jazz hands

The history of Deep Deuce is as rich a story as any told in the country. As the center of African-American life in the early to mid-20th century, jazz poured into the streets, and one just might bump into musicians Count Basie or Charlie Christian. At the Calvary Baptist Church, the leaders felt a young

Apt findings

Richard McKown is not psychic; he does not gaze into a crystal ball or read tea leaves, but he was on target when he began work on an upscale apartment community Downtown months before a study showed that his product was exactly what potential tenants wanted. People want to live in Downtown Oklahoma City –

Grocery store planned for Deep Deuce

In mid-2012, developer Richard McKown plans to bring a branch of Norman-based Native Roots Market to his Level Urban Apartment development that is under construction. The grocery store will occupy 3,000 square feet and sit at the corner of N.E. 2nd Street and Walnut Avenue. McKown said he is excited to bring a grocery store

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