The Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority recently released its 56th-annual report, which highlights the authority’s efforts over the past year to revitalize several areas of the city.
In the Central Business District, the Civic Centre Flats recently completed construction. Located at the northeast corner of Couch Drive and Lee Avenue, the development includes 34 housing units on what was once a vacant parking lot.
Also on a previous parking lot, the new Oklahoma City Municipal Courts Building is nearing completion. The 70,602-square-foot, three-level building will house municipal court operations for the city of Oklahoma City.
The GE Global Research Oil and Gas Technology Center opened last fall. The facility serves as a central hub for GE scientists and engineers to closely collaborate with the oil and gas industry on cutting-edge digital and hardware solutions to advance the industry. The five-story, 125,000-square-foot center includes lab and office space, 400-foot and 60-foot test wells, and two 30-ton overhead cranes for moving large testing equipment.
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