Downtown Oklahoma City

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Downtown Oklahoma City
Neighborhoods of Oklahoma City
Downtown Oklahoma City skyline from the Northeast
Downtown Oklahoma City skyline from the Northeast
Nickname(s): OKC, downtown
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Oklahoma
City Oklahoma City
Area
 • Land 7.5 sq mi (19 km2)
Elevation 1,200 ft (400 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,600
 • Density 1,014/sq mi (392/km2)
ZIP code 73102, 73103*, 73104*, 73106*, 73109*, 73129*
Area code(s) 405
Website http://www.downtownokc.com

Downtown Oklahoma City is located at the geographic center of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and contains the principal, central business district of the city. With 115 city blocks and more than 6,000,000 sq ft (560,000 m2) of leasable office space to-date,[1] downtown Oklahoma City also is the legal, financial, economic, nightlife, and entertainment center of the region.

Downtown Oklahoma City consists of several urban districts that ring the Central Business District; including the retail oriented A-Alley, the Arts District, Bricktown Entertainment District, Deep Deuce residential neighborhood, and the Flatiron District. Unofficial/new areas of downtown OKC include "Lower Bricktown", MidTown urban neighborhood, SOSA (South of Saint Anthony 'hospital'), WestTown, Film Row urban district, Farmer's Market, and the new Downtown South "Core-2-Shore" neighborhoods.

Attractions[edit]

Winter 2012 in Downtown OKC, from Bricktown

Downtown living[edit]

Automobile Alley district

Since the mid-1990s, housing has made a significant return to downtown Oklahoma City as many projects have been completed or are currently in development, with more proposed for each district. Examples of the various communities available today include:

  • Block 42
  • The Brownstones at Maywood Park
  • Central Avenue Villas
  • Centennial on the Canal
  • The Lofts at Maywood Park
  • Deep Deuce Apartments
  • The Hill
  • Legacy at Arts Quarter
  • The Montgomery
  • Park Harvey Place
  • Regency Tower
  • Seiber Motor Hotel Residences
  • Sycamore Square Apartment Homes
  • The residential district SoSA

Notable buildings and skyscrapers[edit]

Devon Energy Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.downtownokc.com/Default.aspx?tabid=72
  2. ^ "B.C. Clark inducted into retail group." Journal Record. [1] Retrieved 25 September 2009.

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