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« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2019, 12:08:43 pm »

Sapulpa has a refurbished retro gas station just off of its downtown that looks really sweet. It didn't look like much before the historical society got ahold of it and remodeled it to historic appearance. A bit of paint, stucco and some signage and you'd be surprised how much that corner could come alive. I still say I wouldn't have minded Baird's plans for it, but either way as long as it eventually comes back into being a public space someday.

Just drove through the area after lunch, WPX is indeed starting already. Lots of piers and foundations going in as we speak.

Davenport has jumped another level and has started on the next. Really starting to be noticeable now.

The GKFF project is just a dirt pit with no construction equipment on site at the moment. Maybe waiting for the next contractor to start?
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« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2019, 03:57:41 pm »

SXSW asks, and I provide  Grin. Expanded to include the area around ONEOK Field. Think it'll be fun to look at progress pictures every 3 months or so!

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« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2019, 01:28:40 pm »

Awesome. Love seeing those surface parking lots go away!
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« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2019, 03:30:05 pm »

Awesome. Love seeing those surface parking lots go away!

Still some big ones left notably on Archer between Boston and Detroit, and the one on Main next to Coney Islander.

Are there any plans for the cool brick buildings next to The Gypsy at Cameron & Detroit?  Iíve always thought that would be a good spot for OSU to renovate and expand more into the Arts District.  Maybe something tech or research-related.  Its value definitely will increase once WPX is finished.

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