The architect, John Duncan Forsyth, designed the building in the Streamline Moderne style, a late variant of Art Deco which peaked around this time and was commonly used in schools built with PWA funds.
had used the same style in his
1937 residence at 29th and Birmingham in Tulsa.
also was one of the architects for the 1937 PWA Moderne style Daniel Webster High School
in Tulsa, which had many of the same interior architectural elements as College High
Forsyth was also the lead architect for the magnificent Marland Mansion built in Ponca City from 1925-1928.