1960s Highlights 1960 A second branch office opens in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Projects begin for Bethlehem Steel, the country’s second largest steel manufacturer in the world. 1960 Another Medical Research Building is completed for Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. 1961 Kerr McGee begins a partnership with CFS that spans four decades. The company’s first major home, the KerrMac office building is on the boards. 1961 The Army COE hires the firm to design hospitals at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. 1962 Plans get underway for the new Oklahoma City Police Headquarters in downtown. The project goes on to garner two design awards. 1962 CFS begins working with LeHigh University and plans for a new Residence Hall commence. 1963 Architect Jim Bruza begins his career with CFS in the design department. 1963 Healthcare work expands during the 60’s with Baptist Medical Center, Phase 2 projects which add four floors to the west tower. 1964 CFS becomes active with historical preservation projects including a study to renovate and save the historic Hales Office Building in downtown Oklahoma City. 1964 CFS assists Governor Henry Bellmon with plans to build a Dome with a revolving restaurant atop the State Capitol Building. 1965 American Airlines hires the firm to design a state-of-the-art Reservations System Computer Center in Tulsa. 1965 CFS completes OSU’s Engineering North Building which is dedicated on May 1, 1965. The firm opens an office in Little Rock, Arkansas. 1966 CFS’s education work expands at OSU with a Dormitory project and Life Sciences Building. The firm also begins several projects at UCO. 1966 Bill Frankfurt joins the firm and begins work as a Mechanical Engineer. 1967 Construction is completed on General Electric’s new office and warehouse facility. 1967 CFS opens an office in New York City to handle expanding work for American Airlines. 1967 The Basic Science Building at the Oklahoma Medical Center is completed winning an AIA Award of Excellence. 1968 Truett Coston takes over the Pennsylvania office. Gene Emery and Mac McKinley become partners and CFS’ name changes to Frankfurt-Short-Emery-McKinley. 1968 Glenn Short joins the firm this year and begins work as a Fire Protection Engineer. 1968 The firm completes a study to save the old Huckins Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. 1968 A 167,000 square foot hangar for Airlines at Tulsa International Airport is completed and occupied. 1969 Embarking on a 30-year relationship with Hertz, drawings begin on the award-winning Hertz Data Center. 1969 The Oklahoma University Medical Center Teaching Hospital (Everett Tower) is completed by the firm.