1970s Highlights 1970 The firm continues to assist American Airlines in their expansion throughout the country with new B747 hangars at JFK and Chicago O’Hare International Airports. 1970 Phase 3 design begins on Baptist Medical Center. 1971 The National Softball Hall of Fame is on the boards this year. 1971 Westinghouse’s manufacturing facility is fast tracked and completed with an unprecedented design and construction schedule of 12 months. 1972 Design of Fife Corporation’s corporate headquarters commences. 1972 The firm designs a new manufacturing and warehouse facility for Whirlpool with over 500,000 square feet of floor area. 1973 The firm designs the 30-story downtown Kerr McGee tower, which Skyscraper Magazine dubs “A New Landmark in OKC” and is later named one of the “10 Best Buildings in Oklahoma.” 1974 Aviation expertise continues to grow as the firm completes a hangar for Braniff at DFW International Airport. 1974 A 90,000 square foot Kelly AFB Plating Shop is on the drawing boards this year for the Army COE. 1975 Baptist Medical Center work continues with completion of Phase 3 including their world-famous burn center. 1975 Bill Frankfurt becomes President. 1976 FSB begins a master plan for 500,000 SF office and research complex for Conoco in Ponca City. 1976 Design work commences on the VA Hospital project in Muskogee, Oklahoma. 1977 Work continues with Hertz Corporation’s 124,000 square foot World Wide Reservations Center. 1977 The Wing Headquarters and Commissary buildings for Tinker Air Force Base are in design; both receive top honors with the USAF. 1977 Glenn Short is named Executive Vice President. 1978 The firm’s reputation in aviation design continues to grow with design of America Airlines’ facilities at JFK International Airport. 1978 The firm changes its name to Frankfurt-Short-Bruza and Jim Bruza is named partner. 1979 Local Federal’s headquarters is completed this year. 1979 The Applied Instruction Building at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is completed for the Army COE.