Oklahoma City's transformation earns notice from architectural world

A feature on Oklahoma City in the latest edition of Architectural Record provides more evidence that the city is being seen as a trendsetter.
by Steve Lackmeyer Published: October 1, 2012
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Broome reported back to her editorial team; the magazine's editor-in-chief visited with friends and associates and the team saw coverage in various publications.

Now, a bit of disclosure: When Broome returned to Oklahoma City, she was given a list of people to talk to who were considered well-versed on Oklahoma City architecture and development.

I was on that list, and after an enjoyable visit at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, I was asked to write the lead article, with other features written by Broome.

The result is a package of stories that show Oklahoma City as a community that is transforming its image through architecture and planning — and deemed a top example of “New Life for the American City.”


by Steve Lackmeyer
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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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