1903 – Birth of Louis Fry, Sr in Bastrop, TX
1929 – Birth of Louis Fry, Jr. in Prairie View, TX
1928 – Louis Fry Sr. begins his architectural career, unknowing of the dynasty he is creatingb
1954 – Start of Fry & Welch Associates by Louis Fry, Sr. Some of the early projects included signature buildings at Prairie View A & M (Texas), Tuskegee University (Alabama), Alabama State (Alabama) Lincoln University (Jefferson), Kansas State (Missouri) and Howard University (Washington, DC). Morgan State University (Maryland), the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Maryland), and Copping State University (Maryland)
1960 – Birth of Louis Fry, III
1967 – Louis Fry, Sr. becomes AIA Fellow
1973 – Louis Fry, Jr. becomes AIA Fellow
1976 – Fry & Welch Associates plays major role in the opening of the METRO rail system in Washington, DC
1992 - Remodeling Award of Excellence Best Historic Remodeling, Perryville Train Station, Perryville, MD
2000 – Death of Louis Fry, Sr.
2002 – Louis Fry, III receives award for Thomson Elementary School (independent project)
2006 – Death of Louis Fry, Jr.
2007 – Louis Fry, III receives award for Addison Elementary School (independent project)
2008 – Redirection of firm towards not for profit architectural design services projects such as churches, schools, restaurants, medical stations, small business establishments, and individual homes. In addition, consultation services are available to help people understand the construction process, phasing options, cost estimates and facility condition analyses. It does not matter what the size or type of project is. What matters is if the function of the project glorifies God and aligns with His plan. Our ministry is to support your ministry!
2009 – First ministry project: KBS Hair Salon, Silver Spring, MD
2017 – Expanded services to include international projects