1950s Coston-Frankfurt-Short’s rapidly growing company expands offices to the OEA Headquarters Building near the State Capitol. A significant addition is completed for the OU Chemistry Building. Halliburton becomes a client and work begins on their Manufacturing, Warehouse and Office facility in Duncan, Oklahoma. Coston-Frankfurt-Short completes their first major aviation project for Douglas Aircraft Company in Tulsa – an Electronics and Processing Systems Building. The firm begins their long and successful history of Federal work at military installations including two hangars and a hospital at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Coston-Frankfurt-Short begins rehabilitation and new construction work at the U.S. Naval Air Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The firm partners with American Airlines in Tulsa to design work docks for servicing jet aircraft. Medical work continues for the firm with the completion of Blackwell General Hospital and School of Nursing. Recognized for its architectural beauty, St. Luke’s Methodist Church is completed and the grand structure becomes a popular tourist attraction with visitors from around the world. Capitol Hill HS Field House is finished and published in Steel Construction Magazine. With Coston-Frankfurt-Short’s help, OU adds a $2.7 million addition to their beautiful Bizzell Memorial Library. Companies that move freight become a niche for the firm with Mistletoe Express’ office building and terminal in downtown Oklahoma City on the boards. The firm begins their decades long history of projects at Tinker AFB with the new base hospital. Education work continues with the addition and remodeling of Harding Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Coston-Frankfurt-Short’s first branch office is opened in Tulsa to serve American Airlines and their new maintenance base. Coston-Frankfurt-Short begins work on Herbert Hoover Junior-Senior High School. In fourteen short years the firm is ranked 75th among all architectural offices in the U.S. by Architectural Forum Magazine. From a dream in 1946 to completion of Phase I in April 1959, a landmark matures in Oklahoma City – Baptist Medical Center.