Abrams, Harold
Ain, Gregory
Alexander, Robert E.
Anderson, Guy
Antelline, Jon P.
Applebaum, Norm
Batter-Kay Associates
Beadle, Alfred
Beckett, Welton
Benedict, Hiram Hudson
Bird, Fujimoto & Fish
Bonini, Vincent
Brownell, J. Herbert
Buff, Straub and Hensman
Campbell, Donald
Cody, William F.
Crane, Loch
Dammann, Bruce
Davis, Ronald K.
Decker, Arthur
Deems-Lewis
Delawie, Homer
Des Lauriers, Robert
Drake, Gordon
Eckel, George
Eggers, Henry
Ellwood, Craig
Ferris, Robert
Fickett, Edward
Forester, Russell
Fowble, Robert
French, Stanley J.
Frey, Albert
Gill, Irving
Goldberg, Bertrand
Goldman, Donald
Gordon, Kenneth & Robert
Grossman, Greta
Hagadone, Walter
Harris, Harwell Hamilton
Henderson, John
Hester, Henry
Hope, Frank
Hufbauer, Clyde
Hubbell, James
Jackson-Scott
Jones, A. Quincy
Jones, Robert E.
Kahn, Louis
Kellogg, Dick
Kellogg, Kendrick Bangs
Kesling, William
Killingsworth, Brady & Smith
Kowalski, Joseph
Krisel, William
Ladd, Thornton
Lareau, Richard
Lautner, John
Leitch, Richard
Liebhardt, Frederick
Livingstone, Fred
Loring, Arthur
Lotery, Rex
Lumpkins, William
Lykos, George
Macy, Al
Malone, Ed
Marr, Clinton
Matthews, Roger
May, Cliff
McKim, Paul
Mitchell, Delmar
Mock, John
Mortenson, John
Mosher & Drew
Naegle, Dale
Neptune & Thomas
Neutra, Richard
Nomland & Nomland
Norris, Fred
Paderewski, CJ
Patrick, William
Paul & Allard
Paulson, Ted
Periera & Luckman
Platt, Robert
Ray, Eugene
Reed, John
Richards, Sim Bruce
Risley and Gould
Rosser, William
Ruocco, Lloyd
Salerno, Daniel
Schindler, Rudolph
Schoell & Geritz
Sigurdson, John
Simpson and Gerber
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Slatton, William
Soriano, Raphael
Spencer & Lee
Stimmel, William
Stone, Edward Durrell
Therkelsen, Lloyde
Tucker, Sadler & Bennett
Turner, Herb
Veitzer, Leonard
Vickery, Dean
Weir Brothers
Weston, Eugene III
Wheeler, Richard
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Wright, John Lloyd
Wright, Lloyd
Wulff and Fifield

Robert J. Platt (1921-1988)


Architect Robert Platt at Sharp Hospital in 1953. Photo courtesy of the Platt Family Archives.

Robert Platt was born on October 21, 1921. After earning his University of Minnesota “B.A with Distinction” in 1946, Platt worked for Liebenberg & Kaplan in Minnesota) in the early 1950's.

Arriving in San Diego a short time later, the young architect worked for Frank L. Hope. Among Hope’s projects he helped with between his short tenure (1953-54) was Sharp Hospital. Robert Platt hung out his own shingle in 1955 in various iterations.

The firm was handed over to his son, architect Lee Platt in 1980. Platt was president of the San Diego chapter of the AIA in 1964, earning a placed in the College of Fellows in 1970.

Robert Platt's archive is available HERE.


North Clairemont Public Library

Partial List of Early San Diego Projects:

Akin-Moore Yacht Brokerage (1960)
2353 Shelter Island Dr.

Anderson, Greg Residence (1958)
720 Amiford Drive, San Diego

Apartment Building for Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Owens
Mission Beach

Bayside 4 (1961)
2540 Shelter Island Drive

Carl Sandburg Elementary School (1973)

Chauncy I. Jerabek Elementary School (1976)

Christensen, Dr. Robert J. Residence (1965)
3580 Charles Street, Point Loma

Clairemont Baptist Church (1970)

Clairemont Covenant Church (1967)

Columbus Elementary School (1968)

Daniel Boone Elementary School (1959)

De Anza View Medical-Dental Center (1971)
3737 Moraga Avenue

Dorie Miller Elementary School (1973)

First Christian Church (1971)
El Cajon

First Covenant Church (1965)
Clairemont


Forever House

The Forever House (1961)
AKA the Dr. E. N. Reithmayer Residence a 'Medallion Home'
1191 Hacienda Drive, El Cajon
According to San Diego Magazine, "...Builder John Mortenson collaborated with Robert Platt, AIA on the highly individual design use of masonry throughout'

Hancock Elementary School (1975)

Hillcrest Receiving Home (1964)

Hotel for Frank Naso (1959)
1410 Rosecrans Street
(later The Sportsman’s Lodge, now The Pearl Hotel)

Lafayette Elementary School (1966)

Mason Elementary School (1975)

Mission Bay Campland (1966)

Mission Village Church (1962)
AKA Calv. So. Baptist Mission Village

Naval Electronics Lab Center Master Plan (1969)

North Clairemont Library (1960)
4616 Clairemont Drive

Oak Park Branch Library (1966)
54th & Ryan Rd.

Platt Residence (1949)
3537 Silvergate Place

PMP Properties

Presidio Nursery (1959)
Morena Boulevard

Rancho Bernardo Library (1972)

Revival Pentacostal Tabernacle (1964)

Richie’s Restaurant

San Carlos Branch Library (1971)
Jackson Drive & Golfcrest

San Diego Holiness Church
19th and E., San Diego

San Diego Marine Exchange (1959)
2638 Shelter Island

Security Pacific National Bank (1965)
College Ave. Branch

Silvergate Yacht Club (1962)
2091 Shelter Island Drive

Skyline Hills Library (1966)
Meadowbrook Dr. & Paradise Valley Rd.

Stewart, Donald Residence (1959)
Trudy Lane & Catalina Blvd., Point Loma

U.S. Post Office & Federal Bldg. (1965)
122 15th Street, Del Mar

U.S. Post Office & Federal Bldg. (1966)
Weed, CA
University Christian Church (1968)

Westminster Church


"Silver Gate Yacht Club - Shelter Island" by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA


"Hotel for Frank Naso" now The Pearl Hotel, Point Loma by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA

For an exhaustive list of projects, click HERE.


"British Motor Sales Co. of San Diego, New Premises for BMC Products"
by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA


"Building - 1919 Cable Street, Ocean Beach for Mr. John Wahl" by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA


"Enlisted Mens Lounge - EM Club, NAS Miramar" by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA
(dated 1/29/63)


"Acey-Ducey Bar - EM Club, NAS Miramar" by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA
(dated 1/29/63)


"Main Entry - Exchange Bldg. - Navy Exchange, NAS Miramar"
by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA (dated January 1963)


"Cafeteria - Navy Exchange, NAS Miramar" by Robert Platt & Assoc. AIA
(dated 1/29/63)