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Civic Center - Then and Now

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Photo courtesy of Elliott & Associates, taken by Joseph Mills Photography.
Photo courtesy of Elliott & Associates, taken by Joseph Mills Photography.

- Photo by Joseph Mills Photography

Type in just the right key word in The Oklahoman's archives and a nice surprise might just pop up. And that's exactly what happened today when I was searching for recent aerial photos of the Civic Center park. The above photo, actually, was shared with me via Twitter over the weekend, and I really wanted to share it but first wanted to find out who to credit.

The below photo shows just how much has changed downtown since the Civic Center (music hall, city hall and courthouse) were all built some 75 years ago.

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Steve Lackmeyer

Steve Lackmeyer is a reporter, columnist and author who started his career at The Oklahoman in 1990. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his coverage, which included the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the city's... Read more ›

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