Government in Oklahoma City

History of the Government of Oklahoma City Oklahoma City has been governed by a council-manager system since 1927. The city adopted the “council-manager plan” form of government, under which the mayor and council are elected at large and the full-time manager is appointed by the Council. For administrative purposes, Oklahoma City is divided into 11 […]

Downtown Oklahoma City

Downtown  Oklahoma City is the central business district of Oklahoma. The area has been revitalized in recent years and now offers a vibrant nightlife, cultural attractions, shopping opportunities and theater options. The area is home to the largest theater district in central Oklahoma and has been named, ‘America’s Best City for Theater’ by “American Style Magazine. […]

Paseo a Neighborhood in Oklahoma City

Paseo is a small residential neighborhood in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma that consists of several streets and homes. It was named after Paseo Boulevard in [[Oklahoma City]], where this road intersects with Western Avenue. The western border of the area is approximately I-40, while the eastern border is roughly the east shore of [[Lake Hefner]] and […]

Uptown Oklahoma City a Neighborhood in Oklahoma City

Uptown Oklahoma City is the geographic area of Oklahoma City that is located south of Downtown, west of I-235 and extends north to Memorial Road. The majority of Uptown lies within the boundaries of the original townsite plattline as surveyed by Willam King in 1889. Since inception, this neighborhood has been undergoing a transitional revival […]