A large swath of property along NW 10 once planned for a future expansion for Valir Health has been sold to the MidTown Renaissance Group and may be redeveloped as housing.
Goals are revised
When the Medical Corridor Business District was started several years ago, it was tasked with developing the stretch of NW 10 between St. Anthony Hospital to the west at Walker Avenue and the Oklahoma Health Center at Lincoln Boulevard to the east. Pat Rooney, board chairman, acknowledges much of the original task is now being met by the private MidTown Renaissance Group, which has redeveloped several of the blighted properties along the corridor. Rooney said the district is now being administered through Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. and new goals are being developed, including the potential relocation of an Oklahoma Gas & Electric electrical substation at NW 10 and Oklahoma Avenue and modifications to the NW 10 crossing over Interstate 235.