Archinect - News 2014-10-22T00:55:07-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/37599787/norma-merrick-sklarek-obituary-pioneering-african-american-architect-was-85 Norma Merrick Sklarek obituary: Pioneering African American architect was 85 Archinect 2012-02-10T14:22:00-05:00 >2012-02-16T10:16:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/77/77bda965e1968fb75bf93cdaccdc9ac9.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman in the country to become a licensed architect, who helped produce Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport and the American Embassy in Tokyo, died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades. She was 85.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>