1200 PENN SHOPPING CENTER
1200 Penn Shopping Center is located on Penn and Tenth — the center of the OKC loop. It is home to a diverse group of small business operating within the industries of art, retail, and dining.
Automobile Alley, listed on the National Historic Registry, runs through the heart of Downtown Oklahoma City, on North Broadway Avenue. The district is built upon the foundational history of the automobile industry. The restoration and evolution of historic low and mid-rise buildings have helped the district grow into a hub for commerce and entertainment. MRI hosts a wide spectrum of tenants, across a range of industry and focus.
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA & GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA
- From 2008 to 2010, Steve Mason chaired the Last Frontier Council which oversaw the design and construction of $8m in improvements at three Boy Scout camps.
- From 2016 to 2020, Steve Mason chaired Camp Trivera’s committee that oversaw site selection, design and construction for a $13m Girl Scouts project at the OKC Zoo.
- Steve Mason currently chairs the effort for site selection, design, and construction of a new Boy Scouts office and camp in the urban core of Oklahoma City.
Steve Mason was the volunteer chairman of the site selection, design, and construction of the $13.1M Girl Scout Trivera adjacent to the OKC Zoo. The 16 acre camp is located in the rolling hills with 100 year old trees of Eastern OK county. The 30,000 sf building sleeps 80 people, seats 350 in the dining room, and provides STEM classrooms. The camp includes a swimming pool, 3 exterior sleeping treehouses, outdoor camping spots, an activity court, a swimming pool, and a zip line to and from the zoo. The 4.5 year project was completed in July, 2020. This project won the Philanthropic Vision award at the Urban Land Institute of Oklahoma’s 2021 Impact Awards.
Steve Mason served as the volunteer chairman of the State Capitol Restoration Expenditure Oversight Committee from its initial funding in 2014 till its completion in 2023. This $280m project was paid for with bonds approved by the Oklahoma Legislature. The restoration was the first complete restoration since the structure was built in 1917, and it involved extensive exterior limestone repair and replacement, 100% replacement of visible interior surface, and new hearing and air conditioning to the dome and common areas. This project won the Distinguished Merit award at the Urban Land Institute of Oklahoma’s 2021 Impact Awards. The restoration was completed on time and on budget.