Tulsa's Old City Hall Will Be Private Property Wednesday

Monday, October 11th 2010, 3:52 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- Wednesday afternoon, the city of Tulsa's former city hall will no longer be a public facility. 

City officials say a ceremony is planned for Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 2 p.m. for the city of Tulsa, the Tulsa Development Authority and Brick hugger, LLC to sign the closing documents on the sale of the building.

In a news release, Brickhugger LLC paid the city of Tulsa, $1.2 million for the building. 

The firm plans to convert city hall, the old council chambers and 250 parking spaces to a 200-room hotel and restaurant with surrounding retail development. 

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Brickhugger LLC plans to begin construction and remodeling efforts immediately. 

City officials say the $1.2 million will go towards payment on bonds for the new city hall at One Technology Center.