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Jack L. Scott was born in 1921 and graduated from OSU in 1948 with degrees in architecture and engineering.  According to his obituary, “while there (at OSU), he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was one of seven founding members of the OSU “Posse” Club. Prior to graduating, he honorably served in the U.S. Army in Europe, where he was nominated for two Purple Hearts.”

As an architect, Scott became a pioneer in the use of thin-shell concrete in modern architecture, and many of the state’s best designs are his.  In the 1970s, he also had an office in Dallas.  Jack L. Scott died in 2011.


Wolf & Scott, 1953-1956
Jack L. Scott, 1956

Projects in OK:

Holiday Bowling Lanes, OKC
Pauls Valley High School, Pauls Valley
Quick’s (Neptune Subs), OKC
Southwestern Insurance Company, OKC
Poteau High School, Poteau
Village Christian Church, OKC
State Fair Park Arena, OKC
Helena High School, Helena

Mod Blog Features:

Small Town Mod: Mooreland
Pauls Valley High School: A Lesson in Thin Shell Concrete
Architectural Applications of Concrete in Buildings, Part 3: Oklahoma Buildings Then and Now
In Memoriam: Buildings We Lost in 2015
In Case You Missed the AIA Chit Chat
The State Fair Goes Modern

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