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SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL, RENOVATE, RENOVATED, REOPEN, MADALYNE NORICK: Four former Oklahoma City mayors were in the audience during ceremonies for the long awaited reopening of the downtown Oklahoma City historic landmark, Skirvin Hotel, at One Park Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City Monday, Feb. 26, 2007. From left are former Mayor Jim Norick and his wife, Madalyne; former Mayor Patience Latting, former Mayor Andy Coats and former Mayor Ron Norick. Now called the Skirvin Hilton, the hotel originally opened in 1911. After the renovation, the hotel now has 225 deluxe guest rooms, including 20 suites and one Presidential Suite. It also has a lounge and a restaurant. By Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman. ORG XMIT: KOD