Oklahoma River: From Underutilized to International Destination
Discover how the Oklahoma River transformed from a neglected waterway to a world-class destination for rowing sports. Learn about the public-private partnerships, development efforts, and the role of Eric J. Wenger, the Oklahoma City Public Works Director, in making it happen.
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1. Eric J. Wenger, P.E. Public Works Director The MAPS Story Public/Private Development The City of Oklahoma City firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Oklahoma River Intended to put water in the underutilized River Led to OKC becoming international destination for rowing sports Cost: $53 million
3. Oklahoma River - Before
4. Oklahoma River - After
5. Oklahoma River - After
6. Oklahoma River - After
7. Dell The Dell site is located at SW 15th Street & I-44 The City provided the land to Dell subject to a mortgage that requires the Center to remain open for 5 years The total of all incentives granted will not exceed $5.5 million.
8. Dell Computer - Before
9. Dell Computer - After
10. Skirvin Hotel Hotel set vacant for many years in the heart of downtown OKC. The redevelopment of the hotel was organized by the city. Use of TIF as a funding mechanism for improvements.
11. Skirvin Hotel
12. Bricktown Canal Constructed as part of the original MAPS projects. Encouraged Private Redevelopment of adjacent and vacant properties. Completed Summer of 1999. Cost : $23 million
13. California Street - Before
14. Bricktown Canal - Before
15. Bricktown Canal - After
16. Bass Pro Shops Development assisted by the City of Oklahoma City. City constructed building with Bass Pro Shops repaying Investment costs over time. Major anchor for Bricktown Canal encouraging additional development.
17. Bass Pro Update BassPro Outdoor World Sonic Headquarters Holiday Inn Land Run Sculpture Bass Pro Shops - Before Toby Keiths Threatre
18. Bass Pro Shops - After
19. Bricktown Ballpark Constructed as part of the original MAPS Program. Major anchor for Bricktown area encouraging additional development. Opened in Spring 1998 Construction Cost : $34 million
20. Bricktown Ballpark - Before
21. Bricktown Ballpark - Before
22. Bricktown Ballpark - After
23. Downtown Arena Constructed as part of the original MAPS Program. Designed to encourage Concerts, Sports event and other Arena activities in Downtown. Lead to acquisition of the NBA Thunder. Opened in June 2002 Construction Cost : $87.7 million
24. Downtown Arena Site Future Hotel Site Canal Downtown Arena - Before
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26. Downtown Arena - After
27. Convention Center Renovated as part of the original MAPS Program. Enhanced facilities to promote conventions and major corporate activities in Downtown. Opened in August 1999 Construction Cost : $60.0 million
28. Convention Center Before/After
29. Marriott Renaissance Convention Center - Before
30. Marriott Renaissance Convention Center - After
31. State Fairgrounds BUDGET Budget - $60 million STATUS State Fair staff completed their update to the Fairgrounds Master Plan. The plan was provided to the MAPS 3 Fairgrounds subcommittee for review. Phase 1 A&E selection is underway. ADVISORY BOARD / SUBCOMMITTEE The subcommittee has met on several occasions and has received various updates regarding the project. Allows for much-needed upgrades and consolidation of 50-year-old exhibition facilities
32. Oklahoma River BUDGET Budget - $60 million STATUS The 1000M Race Course Lighting Improvements is in the final design phase, the 1000M Race Course Wind Screen study is underway and a Request For Proposal is being prepared for the Race Course Starting System. ADVISORY BOARD / SUBCOMMITTEE The subcommittee has met on several occasions. Members have participated in the consultant selection process and preparing for additional projects that has been identified in the MAPS 3 Implementation Plan. Establishes Oklahoma City as best rowing course in the world, plus constructs canoe-kayak whitewater facility
33. Oklahoma River
34. Eric J. Wenger, P.E. Public Works Director The MAPS Story Public/Private Development The City of Oklahoma City email@example.com