Revitalize Arrowhead Mall


The Arrowhead Mall Design Competition begins February 1st

and concludes March 1st with a jury and exhibit at the mall!


Read About the Design Competition

Muskogee Downtown Plan

The City of Muskogee is planning for the future of downtown, with help from the OU College of Architecture. The OU team will work with city staff, stakeholders, and citizens of Muskogee to identify policy and urban design measures that will continue the momentum of ongoing redevelopment efforts.

















Keep track of the progress on the project here.

 Recent Posts

Steering Committee Minutes, Nov 2

Muskogee Downtown Plan Steering Committee Meeting November 2, 2016, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Non-Profit Resource Center 207 North 2nd Street, Muskogee, OK 74401 Members Present Wren Stratton, Committee Chair – Depot District Ann Barker Ong –... read more

Small City Urban Renewal and Central Malls

Urban renewal policies of the mid-20th Century were not limited to major cities. Regional cities and small towns also implemented urban renewal programs. This post shows five cities of under 100,000 in population that built central shopping malls as part of Urban... read more

Central Muskogee Population

As in many cities, the central part of Muskogee has lost population over the last several decades. In the 1970 Census, four central neighborhoods accounted for 18,000 people- Nearly half of Muskogee’s 1970 population of 37,000. However, by 2010, the Census... read more

Anything Can Happen, If You Let It

Anything can happen, if you let it. That was the message from Mary Poppins at the premiere opening of the Muskogee Little Theater this weekend. The sellout crowds enjoyed wonderful performances from the local cast and crew in a beautiful, brand new theater anchoring downtown’s re-imagined Depo District.

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A Downtown that Benefits the People

Downtown Muskogee Illustrated Plan Professor Lanny Endicott’s Social Work class from Oral Roberts University visited the Urban Design Studio this Saturday. They come every year about this time to learn about the social issues of urban planning. We took advantage of... read more

Steering Committee Minutes, Oct 5

Muskogee Downtown Plan Steering Committee Meeting October 5, 2016, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Non-Profit Resource Center 207 North 2nd Street, Muskogee, OK 74401 Members Present Hon. Wayne Johnson – City Councilor and Downtown Muskogee... read more
Project Timeline

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm: Design Exhibition and Jury at Arrowhead Mall

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – Steering Committee Meeting

Meetings and Minutes

Agendas and minutes for the project’s steering committee.

December 7, 2016


November 15, 2016

Review of Public Workshop

November 2, 2016


October 5, 2016

Agenda | Minutes

Committee Members

Bob Coburn
Marlon Coleman
Frank Cooper
Reggie Cotton
Joel Cousins
Gary Garvin
Wayne Johnson
Eric Miller
Mike Miller
Ann Ong
Oscar Ray
Wren Stratton
Johnny Teehee
DJ Thompson
Sue Vanderford

Project Team



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