Check back on May 18 to review the final report.

 Recent Posts

Community Hope Workshop

On November 15, we held a Community Hope Workshop to gather feedback and ideas for the future of downtown Muskogee. More than 100 Muskogee residents from all corners of the city showed up at the Martin Luther King Center to help us in this effort. At the center,...

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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 –...

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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...

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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 showed a...

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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...

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Project Timeline

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 12:00 p.m. – Public Presentation at Civic Center

May 10, 2017 – Final Report To Be Posted Online for Public Review

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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