PRESS — CAPITOL HILL
YALE THEATER SET TO RETURN TO CENTER STAGE AS CAPITOL HILL ANCHORRecently, members of the VeloCityOKC editorial staff sat down with Oklahoma City developer Steve Mason to discuss his renovation of Yale Theater in the Capitol Hill District.
Q&A WITH AUTOMOBILE ALLEY, PLAZA DEVELOPER STEVE MASON: 'THE PLACE TO BE IS IN THE URBAN CORE'Developer, engineer and President of Bluebird Consulting and Mason Realty Investors Steve Mason is known for his firm’s work in Automobile Alley, the Plaza District, the Oklahoma State Capitol, 1200 Penn and Capitol Hill.
BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN CAPITOL HILL“People loved it before, and they’ll love it again,” Aimee Ahpeatone says. She was speaking of Capitol Hill, the historic neighborhood south of downtown, where she and Steve Mason – the driving forces behind the Plaza District’s development renaissance – are now making substantial investments in property.
OKLAHOMA CAPITOL'S RENOVATED WEST ENTRANCE REOPENSIn another step toward restoration of the state Capitol, the building’s recently renovated west public entrance was reopened Wednesday. The action is part of a $245 million Capitol overhaul being paid for with bonds approved by the Legislature.
YALE THEATER IN CAPITOL HILL COMPETES FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION CASHYale Theater in Capitol Hill has a long and colorful history, and a major renovation–now underway–may breathe renewed life into this historic gem.
COULD CROSSROADS MALL GIVE BACK LIFE TAKEN AWAY FROM CAPITOL HILL?Monday afternoon, amid the grim headlines coming out of Las Vegas, I sought to distract myself by exploring a possible solution to an area whose revival has always seemed just out of reach.
SOUTH OKC'S CAPITOL HILL AMONG 25 MAIN STREETS VYING FOR PRESERVATION GRANTSCapitol Hill in south Oklahoma City is among 25 Main Street communities vying for a grant that would re-create the marquee sign at the Yale Theater, the city's oldest surviving cinema.
DEVELOPER RENOVATING CAPITOL HILL'S YALE THEATERSteve Mason, whose work to date includes helping revive Automobile Alley and the Plaza District, is setting his sights next on Capitol Hill where he is starting to renovate the long-neglected Yale Theater.