They were interested in the partnership used to pay for the 93,000-square-foot project that ties the football field and basketball court together in the new building that also can be used for banquets and trade shows.
Partnerships are not new to
City and UCO leaders would both like to have a performing arts center.
"The problem is there is no available land from downtown to the university or at
Both locations were suggested in the new revised Downtown Master Plan.
"That is a huge problem," Lamb said. "Churches in the area are building. We're open to working with the university."
The city doesn't have money for a performing arts center. But city leaders have asked the
"This is going to take a lot of conversation," Lamb said. "I don't see this happening right away. You have got to start somewhere."
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