Greater Oklahoma City Chamber - City clearing the way for downtown boulevard

City clearing the way for downtown boulevard

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City is proceeding to acquire a McDonald’s parking lot, using eminent domain if necessary, to clear the way for building an overpass as part of the new downtown boulevard. The boulevard is seen by city planners and civic leaders as a key to reviving the southern fringe of downtown known as “Core to Shore” and will connect Bricktown, Film Row and the Central Business District with a new park, convention center, proposed conference hotel and several anticipated private developments extending to the west side of downtown and east to Interstate 235.

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