Gold Dome set for foreclosure sale in Oklahoma City

The iconic Gold Dome at NW 23 and Classen Boulevard, narrowly saved from the wrecking ball a decade ago, is set for a foreclosure sale next month.
by Steve Lackmeyer Modified: August 20, 2012 at 11:00 pm •  Published: August 20, 2012

Lam said Monday she is hopeful the foreclosure sale will be canceled after further talks with lenders.

“We're in the process of working it out with the bank,” Lam said. “We will have a new restaurant opening in the next two weeks and three new tenants coming in.”

Claus said he has no certainty about what fate might await the property if it proceeds to a foreclosure sale.

“It's a difficult building,” Claus said. “It's a fantastic building. We recognize its value. It's an important icon for the city.

“But the building was built for one use — a bank — which limits re-use options.”


by Steve Lackmeyer
Reporter Sr.
Steve Lackmeyer is a reporter and columnist who started his career at The Oklahoman in 1990. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his coverage, which included the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the city's Metropolitan...
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Background

The two-story Gold Dome was built as a bank in 1958, touted by Citizens Bank as “the bank of tomorrow.”

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