Just like a lot of creative people, Hugh O'kane didn't want to settle. After losing his wooden hotel to fire, Hugh had an idea that would change the face of Bend forever. "Why use inferior building practices just so i could blend in" Hugh said to his friend M.P Cashman. "Why not make something no one has ever seen in this small western town" He said passionately. So, with the last of his money, Hugh set out to build the most modern building anyone had ever seen. Causing an uproar, it would take decades for the business community to match the beauty and success of Hugh's O'kane Building. Thus, creating the nickname for those involed "Gunstreet"