Building the Skyline and the Street in OK City

Despite the economic downturn, a new skyscraper is rising in Oklahoma City. A suite of street improvements are also one their way.

The building and street improvements are being built by the Devon Energy Corporation, which is one of the nation's largest independent energy companies. Their new headquarters will be a 50-story skyscraper.

"Devon's building, however, is not the only construction project in Oklahoma City. In December, residents approved a $777 million tax package for a 70-acre central park, convention center, streetcar system, aquatic centers, boating facilities and trails that will be built over the next nine years.

A $140 million makeover of downtown, including new sidewalks, bicycle lanes and two-way streets, also starts in May courtesy of Devon."

Thanks to ArchNewsNow

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