Oklahoma City's Midtown Renaissance to get award

The 16th Street Plaza District Association will honor Midtown Renaissance as the recipient of the 2014 Urban Pioneer Award on June 4 at Oklahoma City University.
Oklahoman Published: April 26, 2014
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Midtown Renaissance gets award

The 16th Street Plaza District Association will honor Midtown Renaissance as the recipient of the 2014 Urban Pioneer Award at 11:30 a.m. June 4 in the Bill & Pam Shdeed Great Hall inside the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center at Oklahoma City University.

The Urban Pioneer Award, presented by Fowler Volkswagen of Norman, is given annually to individuals in the Oklahoma City community who exemplify Oklahoma’s pioneering spirit with their leadership and commitment to urban revitalization.

“With this award, we celebrate the vision, risks, and commitment of leaders who have played such a vital role in the progress of our inner city,” said Kristen Vails, executive director of the 16th Street Plaza District Association. “Through their passion for renovating historic properties, and creative vision for new development, Midtown has been revitalized into a thriving neighborhood where people live, work and play.”

Midtown Renaissance is a development firm led by Bob Howard, Mickey Clagg and Chris Fleming.