Construction crews demolish a portion of the Stage Center with heavy machinery Tuesday in downtown Oklahoma City. Photos by K.T. King, The Oklahoman KT King – The Oklahoman

After years of debate over the history, importance and fate of Stage Center, the end is set to start Monday as preparatory demolition begins.

Stage Center, originally known as Mummers Theater, was designed by John Johansen, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright and a member of the legendary “Harvard Five” (which also included Marcel Breuer, Landis Gores, Philip Johnson and Eliot Noyes).


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