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MacDonald G. Becket, Welton David Becket Sr., Wallace V. Cunneen Jr., George Johann Hasslein, Fred Sami Hassouna, John Coleman Knight, Louis Naidorf, Marvin Rand, Norma Merrick Sklarek, Marvin Leon Taff, Robert Tyler, Walter Charles Wurdeman, Guy Zebert

Active 1949-1970

Firm Notes

The firm of Welton D. Becket and Associates succeeded the firm of Wurdeman and Becket (1939-1949); it was continued by "Welton Becket Associates," 1970-1988, following Welton Becket's death in 1969. Offices were established in Los Angeles, CA, (1933), San Francisco, CA, (1949), New York, NY, (1950), and Houston, TX, (1960).

In the 1980s, the Welton Becket Office was sometimes referred to as the "Becket Group, Architects." The primary name it went by in the professional literature was "Welton Becket Associates," not "Welton D. Becket and Associates."

In 1988, Welton Becket Associates joined with Ellerbe Associates of Minneapolis, to form "Ellerbe Becket." Franklin Ellerbe founded this MN firm in 1909. At this merger, Ellerbe took control of Becket, and the headquarters moved to Minneapolis. Ellerbe Becket's initial six offices were located in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, and Tampa, FL.

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500 Jefferson Avenue Office Building, Houston, TX1963HoustonCA
800 Wilshire Boulevard Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1970-1972Los AngelesCA
Aetna Life and Casualty Company, Office Building, San Francisco, CA1969San FranciscoCA
Airways Hotel, Westchester, Los Angeles, CA1963Los AngelesCA
Anaconda Wire and Cable Company, Office and Recreation Building, Orange, CA1954OrangeCA
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Beverly-Wilshire Apartment Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA1926-1928Beverly HillsCA
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Cinerama Dome Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1962-1963Los AngelesCA
City of Glendale, Public Library, Central Library, Downtown, Glendale, CA1973GlendaleCA
City of Los Angeles, Police Department (LAPD), Police Administration Building (PAB) #1, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1952-1955Los AngelesCA
City of New York, Department of Education, New Queens High School, Queens, New York, NYNew YorkNY
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Decker Square Office Buildings and Department Store, Bala Cynwyd, PA1968Bala CynwydPA
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, Office Building, Los Angeles, CA1967-1969Los AngelesCA
Factoria Shopping Center, Factoria, WABellevueWA
Fluor Corporation, Headquarters Building, Irvine, CA1977-1981IrvineCA
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Hampshire Plaza, Manchester, NHManchesterNH
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Hillsdale Shopping Center, San Mateo, CA1954
Hilton Hotels Corporation, Beverly-Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA1953-1955Beverly HillsCA
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Public Beach Resort, Linda Isle, Newport Harbor, CA
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco International Airport Master Plan, 1959, San Francisco, CA1959San FranciscoCA
Security Pacific National Bank (SPNB), Tower and Branch, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA1967Los AngelesCA
Seibu Department Stores, Department Store, Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA 1960-1961Los AngelesCA
Shell Oil Company, Information Center Project, Houston, TXHoustonTX
Sheraton Hotel, Tehran, IranTehran
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