From my Oklahoma City postcard collection… The Oklahoma State Capitol was constructed in 1919. This postcard appears to be from the 1960’s. It is before the dome was added to the capitol during the 1990’s. Approaching 100 years old, the capitol is in need of renovation. Won’t happen this year as the House killed the […]
From my Oklahoma City postcard collection… Frontier City is now the only theme park in Oklahoma. It began here in 1958. At that time it was one of 3 amusement parks here in the city: Springlake and Wedgewood being the other two.
From my Oklahoma City postcard collection… I’m guessing this is a 1960’s vintage card. Here’s how the scene looks today. New to this picture are the new Ronald J Norick Downtown Library (front right), the Oklahoma Tower (just behind the library) in downtown Oklahoma City
From my Oklahoma City postcard collection… From the cars in the photo, it appears this was taken in the early 1960’s. The Skirvin Hotel – From Wikipedia… History First opened in 1911, the Skirvin Hotel contained 224 rooms in a ten-story two-winged tower. A third 12-story wing was added in 1925, and then in 1929–30 […]
From my Oklahoma City postcard collection… History The Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheater was the first and principal structure built in Oklahoma City by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was established to provide jobs for economic recovery during the depression. It was constructed from native sandstone during 1935 and 1936, with workers camping near the park. […]
This is the twenty-fourth post in the series “Real Estate Property Marketing Plan To Sell Your Oklahoma City Home”. From our comprehensive marketing plan: 24. Direct mail. When appropriate, we will mail a ‘just-listed’ postcard to your neighbors. Sometimes, postcards really make sense. In many cases it’s just a waste of money (in my opinion […]