McIntosh Poris Architects News

Insights and perspectives on MPA’s most recent projects, awards and clients.



Birmingham Residence Published in Casa Vogue

October 31, 2014

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Fire pole, doors may stay in Detroit Fire Department HQ-turned-hotel that Michigan is incentivizing

October 28, 2014

LANSING, MI – Sound the alarms! There’s about to be a new hotel in Detroit. The Michigan Strategic Fund Board on Tuesday approved funding for what will be called the Foundation Hotel, to be located in the former Detroit Fire […]

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Woodward Garden Theater and Apartments Won 2014 CREW Special Impact Award

October 14, 2014

McIntosh Poris Associates was recently awarded the 2014 CREW Detroit Impact Award for the Woodward Garden Theater and Apartment project in Detroit. The CREW Detroit Impact Award is presented annually to multi-disciplinary real estate development projects in the Michigan region. […]

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Relíquias de família ganham retrofit

October 6, 2014

Slatcher Residence featured in international publication ‘Casa Vogue” Read article here

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MPA Featured in Detroit Home Magazine

September 17, 2014

McIntosh Poris Associates is currently featured in the Fall 2014 edition of Detroit Home Magazine as part of an article called “Restore & Repurpose” which acknowledges ingenious approaches to turning old into new and mixing vintage with modern. To see […]

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Woodward Garden Theater and Brizola Recieve AIA Detroit Honor Awards!

We are pleased to announce that both Woodward Garden Theater and Brizola have received 2014 AIA Detroit Honor Awards! Please visit the AIA Detroit website here for acknowledgement and brief comments from jury.

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DuCharme Place: 185 New Apartments Greenlighted in Lafayette Park

July 29, 2014

DuCharme Place, a residential development planned for Lafayette Park, looks ready to leap from rendering to reality after a decade on the back burner. Featuring four contemporary residential buildings, DuCharme is slated for the site once home to Rochdale Court […]

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185-Unit Apartment Development to Begin Construction this Fall

July 17, 2014

What started as a community of town homes nearly ten years ago has morphed into a four-building, 185-unit apartment development on the edge of downtown. Keeping the original name DuCharme Place, architects McIntosh Poris Associates and long-time Detroit developer Walter […]

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Rediscovering the Garden

June 30, 2014

Saturday night in Midtown. Orchestra Hall is hosting Canada-born pianist Louis Lortie, who is playing Chopin. The Majestic Theatre boasts English electronic music producer James Blake. The Grille Midtown restaurant is nearly packed. The food is great; drinks are flowing; […]

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Dip & Dive Three cool pools with poolside panache — from furniture to landscaping — make a splash

June 4, 2014

WHAT// A West Coast native finds a metro Detroit home swimming with familiar style By Judith Harris Solomon THE BACKSTORY Not long after moving to the Detroit area, Julia and Richard Slatcher purchased a 1960 home in Beverly Hills. When […]

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