The City Center of Oklahoma City is geographically located in the heart of the metropolis. Downtown Oklahoma City is the center for business, containing the principal, central business district of the area. The metropolitan area is recognized for its buzzing with cultural establishments ( the American Banjo Museum and Museum of Art), Oklahoma City National Memorial (includes the Field of Empty Chairs), upscale restaurants, Asian eateries, incredible lounges, dive bars and taco joints.
The city center hosts extensive arena for sports (Chesapeake Arena), plus the economy, financial, legal, entertainment, even nightlife center of the region. It is characterized by hustle and bustle, exotic parks, and other top attractions. Over 51,000 workers and leasable office space of 1.2 sq miles are resident in the central business district of the region.
The core of the metropolitan area of Oklahoma City features Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum which serves as a memorial of the event that occurred on April 19, 1995, the bombing of the Alfred P. Murray building which led to the casualty of many. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage is another feature, founded in 1955. It’s America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture preserving more than 28,000 Western and American Indian arts and artefacts. The facility exhibits international collection of American early rodeo trophies, rodeo photographs, saddlery and barbed wire. Other features include; Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Science Museum, Hefner Lake and Park, Continental Land Run Monument, and many more are all located in the core of this metropolis.
Travelling around the city centre is now made easy with the newly developed modern streetcar system, connecting the city’s most popular districts to new areas (from Midtown to Bricktown).
Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory is just steps away from the heart of downtown, a perfect place for a soothing picnic lunch and of course friendly-Instagram pictures. Scissortail Park is another outdoor option, the newest urban park with walking trails, playgrounds, budding gardens and a boathouse with paddle rentals.
Several urban districts and unofficial areas ring the Central Business District of the city centre of OKC.
The urban districts comprise:
● Flatiron District
● Deep Deuse residential neighborhood
● Bricktown Entertainment District
● Automobile Alley District
● Arts District
Unofficial or new neighborhoods of OKC Downtown include:
● Film Row urban district
● Lower Bricktown
● MidTown urban neighborhood
● South of Saint Anthony Hospital (SOSA)
● Farmer’s Market
● Core-2-shore neighborhoods
Some places around OKC City Centre hold the intrinsic and aesthetic value you may never imagine unless you check them out. Such places around the heart of this region are;
OKC Outlets is perfectly situated in the capital city of Oklahoma and it takes just 10 minutes from OKC downtown. It’s one of the largest malls owned by The Outlet Resource Group and was officially opened on August 5, 2011. It’s a large outlet mall where shopping comes easy, affords you the opportunity to find unique brands, merchandise and value with convenience, all in one location. The mall is one of the largest mall owned by The Outlet Resource Group and was officially opened on August 5, 2011.
For the out of town visitors, OKC is a must-do destination for your shopping plus, is the only outlet center you can find in the state. They maintain promising brands with up to 70% off retail such as Talbots Outlets, Banana Republic Factory Store, Nick Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, J.Crew Factory, Michael Kors, Kate Spade New York, Tommy Hilfiger, and a host of others.
Location: OKC Outlets / 7624 W. Reno Avenue /
Oklahoma City, OK 73127 / 405-787-3700
Woodlawn Park is a town in Oklahoma which tends to be fascinating in the way it stretches itself within Bethany, and surrounded by other towns of the Oklahoma City Metropolis. The area was a farm before now, owned by Frank Levi Brainiger. However, in 1923 one of his sons subdivided a part of the property which is heavily wooded into residential lots, this was how the name “Woodlawn Park” was gotten.
The town is serene coupled with pleasant weather condition especially the months of May, September and October. The cost of living is lower when compared with that of the U.S. average. On the west, the town is bounded by Council road, on the wast by Glade Avenue, to the south by NW 36th Street and to the north by NW 39th. Within the boundaries between NW 37th and 38th Street within the boundaries, there is a park which is the centre of the town. Do you want a place that is peaceful but yet lively? Woodlawn Park is an option to consider.
When you think hamburger, you think McDonald, the company is best known for its hamburger. They have been serving their customers with quality and enjoyable food, with quick delivery service at an affordable price. Is the largest restaurant chain by revenue in the world, daily serving millions of customers in 100 nations of the world. McDonald’s Corporation is an American fast food firm which was established in 1940. It was operated as a restaurant by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in the United States, San Bernardino, California to be precise.
Visit McDonald and select from their menu of favourites hamburger, wraps, cheeseburger, french fries, soft drinks, milkshakes, desserts, chicken products and many more. To serve you better, the company has included in its menu fish, smoothies, fish and varieties of fruit. You can’t miss having a bite! When next you want to give yourself a tasty treat, pop in to Mcdonald. If you think you can’t drive to the nearby restaurant, place your order today in the McDonald App and get your food in a bit.
Location: 3722 NW, 39th St.route 66, OKC
Since the construction of Penn Square Mall as an outdoor shopping center in 1960, it has been part of Oklahoma City’s real landscape. Not only is it a leader in upscale regional shopping in the state of Oklahoma, but it is also the largest retail property presently. The two-storey mall anchor stores which include; Macy’s, J.C.Penney and two separate Dillar’s stores.
For its excellent mix of over a hundred shops being renovated, newly renovated food court, new mall restrooms and the just-completed mall entrances, Penn Square Mall is Oklahoma City’s premier fashion destination. For an enjoyable shopping experience, shop at Penn Square. For fashionable ladies shop for women’s wears, kitchen utensils, cosmetics, and more. After a long stroll and hectic shopping, you can chill out at the cheesecake Factory and Whiskey cake restaurant and bar (inside the mall).
Location: the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and NW Expressway, near Interstate 44.
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden were founded in 1998 through the American Association of Museum. It is located in the Adventure District of Oklahoma. In 1980 when the botanical collection began, over 6,000 specimens were collected. The botanical garden at the city comprises 160 acres of tree canopy, water bodies, and an exhibition of numerous animals, from birds, mammals, reptiles to aquatic life. This unique and unusual environment can be distinguished by the notable and ancient Cross Timbers ecosystem. Numerous champion Oak trees live in the garden and as a matter of fact, many have lived over 100 years.
The zoo stretches to over 199 acres of land. It receives visitors every except on Chrismas day, New year’s Day and Thanksgiving day. When prepared to embark on a nature adventure, OKC Zoo is the right place to be.
Location: 2000 Remington pl, OKC OK 73111
Freshpoint OKC was founded by Thomas Brothers Produce. Fresh, as the name implies. Freshpoint are produce distributors who take delight in serving Food Service Industry with quality fresh produce. They distribute local, special, seasonal and organic produce. With the lined up freshly cut fruits vegetable they help you to save energy, time and food waste.
Also to make life easy, you can place your order online and you’ll be thrilled with how your produce gets to you within a twinkle of an eye.
Location: 3100 Interstate 35 Service Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, United States
OKC Outlets, 7624 W Reno Ave #380, Oklahoma City, OK 73127, United States
Woodlawn Park, Oklahoma 73008, USA
McDonald’s, 3722 NW 39th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, United States
56 min (29.0 miles)
Via N Council Rd
● 7624 W Reno Ave #380, Oklahoma City, OK 73127, United States
Continue to Reno Ave 0.4 mi
● Follow N Council Rd to NW 39th St in Bethany 3.6 mi
● Turn right onto NW 39th St 0.2 mi
Oklahoma 73008, USA
● Head east on NW 39th St toward N Thompkins Have 49 ft
● Turn left at the 1st cross street onto N Thompkins Ave 0.2 mi
● Turn right onto OK-66 E/NW 39th Expy/Rte 66
● Pass by Dunkin’ (on the right in 2.9 mi) 3.7 mi
● Turn right onto N Portland Ave
● Destination will be on the right 164 ft
3722 NW 39th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73112, United States
● Head north on N Portland Ave 16 ft
● Continue on OK-66 E. Take I-44 E to Northwest Expy. Take exit 125B from I-44 E 2.8 mi
● Continue on Northwest Expy to your destination 0.6 mi
Penn Square Mall
1901 Northwest Expy, Oklahoma City, OK 73118, United States
● Get on I-44 E from Northwest Expy 0.5
● Follow I-44 E to N Eastern Ave/N Martin Luther King Ave. Take exit 129 from I-44 E 4.0 mi
● Continue on N Eastern Ave/N Martin Luther King Ave. Drive to NE 52nd St 1.0 mi
Oklahoma City Zoo
2000 Remington Pl, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, United States
● Head west on NE 52nd St toward NE 50th St 335 ft
● NE 52nd St turns right and becomes NE 50th St 443 ft
● Turn right onto NE Grand Blvd/Remington Pl 0.5 mi
● Turn right onto NE Grand Blvd 1.7
● Turn left onto Frontage Rd/NE Grand Blvd 364 ft
● Turn left to stay on Frontage Rd/NE Grand Blvd Destination will be on the right 0.2 mi
FreshPoint Oklahoma City
3100 Interstate 35 Service Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, United States
● Get on I-35 S from Frontage Rd/NE Grand Blvd 0.3 mi
● Follow I-35 S and I-40 W to S Agnew Ave. Take exit 148A from I-40 W 7.5 mi
● Continue on S Agnew Ave. Drive to SW 19th St 1.4 mi
Ultimate Reflections Towing – Towing Service OKC
2217 SW 19th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73108, United States
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