When we first arrived in Oklahoma City two years ago, the vision for the convention center, connecting Scissortail Park and event venue was epic in scale. The empty plots of land, defunct commercial buildings and abandoned streets were, to put it nicely, waiting patiently for some TLC. The MAPS3 trigger had been pulled just prior to our visit, and construction contracts were being negotiated for the flatlands that extended from downtown toward the revitalized Oklahoma River, home of the Boathouse District, 80 miles of interconnected greenway and a coveted training facility.

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