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BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sun, Aug 30, 2015
Tim Dunn and Hank Falkenberg are working on restoration of the Tower Theater in Oklahoma City. The two also worked on the only other known restoration of Vitrolite glass facade at the Film Exchange buildings along Film Row in Oklahoma City.
A photography exhibit and the newest Share Your Story video, which describes the impact of libraries on the homeless community, will be on view starting Monday at the Downtown Library in Oklahoma City.
Members of the Central Edmond Urban Development Board recommended to the city council this week a plan to allow downtown developers to put up a fee with the city instead of constructing parking spaces.
BY STEVE LACKMEYER AND BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writers | Updated: Thu, Aug 27, 2015
The First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City was hit Thursday with city code violation notices for nonworking elevators and escalators as well as notices that its water and electricity could be turned off.
BY BRIANNA BAILEY Business Writer email@example.com | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015
Some First National tenants find themselves in limbo as management works to keep elevators, air conditioning running at the 33-story downtown Oklahoma City tower. While some are preparing to flee their offices for better conditions, others with long-term leases call their situation "unacceptable."
BY RICHARD MIZE Real Estate Editor firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015
The new mortgage disclosure rules going into effect Oct. 1 could extend the current closing process 10 to 15 days or more for the average home sale contract. So, buyers and sellers should be prepared, said Ted C. Jones, chief economist and senior vice president forOklahoma's Stewart Title...
The utilities were still on Thursday, but the escalators, as well as elevators on the upper floors of the First National Center are inoperable. State agencies are continuing their exodus from the property. Movers are carrying out boxes and furniture down the stairwells, which do not have air...
By Heather Warlick Life & Style Editor Hwarlick@Oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015
Automobile Alley, a stretch of Broadway Avenue just north of downtown Oklahoma City, once was filled with showrooms featuring the latest and greatest in automobiles. But the area has been reinvented as a social district the past several years as young entrepreneurs have set up shop, selling wares...