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Oklahoma State Fair Park's Space Tower to end after 50 years


November 4, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Arrows to Atoms Space Tower — the last reminder of an era when the State Fair Park was home to futuristic attractions and tributes to Oklahoma City's past — is set to come down this winter, ending 50 years as an iconic part of the city's skyline.

In a recent interview with The Oklahoman , Oklahoma State Fair CEO Tim O'Toole said the 330-foot-high tower and ride has stood dormant since it was damaged by flooding in the spring of 2010. The same high waters also led to the closing and ultimate demolition of another landmark — downtown's Stage Center.

"It's an...

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