Ralph M. Black

RALPH M. BLACK, AIA (1883-1976)

Born: Rich Hill, Missouri
Training: Attended Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Oklahoma License: 1925-1976
Tulsa Practice: 1914-1972

PARTNERSHIPS

  • A. Black & Son, 1914-1925 (W. Black)
  • Black & West, 1945-1965 (Robert E. West)
  • Black, West & Wozencraft, 1965-1972 (Wallace 0. Wozencraft)

BUILDINGS

  • Gallais Building (Kennedy Building), northeast corner 4th and Boston (1916)
  • Springer Clinic, southwest corner 6th and Cincinnati (1918)
  • Spartan Aircraft, Tulsa International Airport (1941)
  • Tulsa County Courthouse, Civic Center (1953, Black & West)
  • Skelly Oil Building, northeast corner 15th and Main (1959, Black & West)
  • Post Office & Federal Building, northwest corner 4th and Denver (1967, Black & West, Donald
    McCormick, Leon B. Senter, Associated Architects)
  • Pan American Building (Amoco), northeast corner 6th and Boston (1965, Black, West & Wozencraft)
  • Edison High School. 2906 East 41st Street (1957, Black & West)
  • McLain High School, 4929 North Peoria, (1959, Black & West)
  • Memorial High School, 5840 South Hudson Avenue (1962, Black & West)
  • Woodlawn Apartments, 216 West 19th Street (1923)
  • In the late 1930s, Black did additions to Burroughs, Lowell and Sequoyah schools.