Oh, and add a banana split sundae and a visit to F.A.O Schwartz toy story. Yeah, that would be a dream day for a kid – and my good friend Doug Loudenback might just be enjoying the equivalent of such a spree this summer with the arrival of the NBA and Devon’s unveiling of plans for a skyscraper.
For those not familiar with Doug, he runs www.dougdawg.blogspot.com and is a fellow history buff. He has a book coming out next month about Springlake Amusement Park, and I’ve seen it – it’s great!
Anyway, Doug has a nice history on OKC skyscrapers at his blog, and makes the point this won’t be the first time a new skyscraper has put OKC up on the charts for having one of the tallest buildings in the country.
He’s also uncovered some great Oklahoman front pages: