McIntosh Poris Architects News

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

 


 

Detroit Foundation Hotel by Michigan McIntosh Poris Associates

March 12, 2018

“The hotel’s narrative dates back to 2012, when Michael Poris learned that the fire department was moving to a new location and the building would soon be up for sale by the city. The architect contacted Walter Cohen, with whom […]

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Detroit Foundation Hotel Recognized as a Top Luxury Hotel Worldwide by Travel + Leisure Magazine

March 2, 2018

Mcintosh Poris Associates is honored Travel + Leisure Magazine named the Foundation Hotel for hospitality excellence worldwide. “The Detroit Foundation Hotel in the central business district has been recognized by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the best new […]

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Boutique hotel with 100 rooms added to 640 Temple redevelopment plans

February 15, 2018

McIntosh Poris Associates is excited to be part of this project as architects of record for the redevelopment of 640 Temple. Previous plans for the Albert Kahn-designed building, which opened in 1920, included more than 100 apartments ranging from 850 […]

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Cass & York to bring high-end condos to New Center along Woodward in Detroit

January 26, 2018

Cass & York will have that quality that we haven’t seen in condos. The development will be six stories with 53 units, a “manageable amount of residences to test the market,” says Cummings. The units will average about 1,422 square […]

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Prime + Proper inside newly renovated lofts overlooking Downtown Detroit’s Capitol Park

January 9, 2018

The lofts sit above the high-end Prime + Proper steakhouse, designed by McIntosh Poris Architects, and the second-floor office spaces. Office tenants have not yet been announced. Capitol Park Lofts, a $30-million project that developer Richard Karp has been working […]

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Metro Detroit restaurants that opened in 2017

December 29, 2017

McIntosh Poris Associates is looking back at 2017, grateful and excited that we had the opportunity to work on four of these great new restaurants listed in Crain’s Detroit. The Apparatus Room at Detroit Foundation Hotel, Prime + Proper, Kid […]

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Detroit celebrates breakthrough year in architecture and design in 2017

December 26, 2017

Detroit Foundation Hotel has won 2017 Best Upscale Hotel in the 37th Annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. McIntosh Poris Associates worked with Aparium Hotel Group, Simeone Deary Design Group, and many local artists to create a […]

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DETROIT FOUNDATION HOTEL IS A HOT SPOT

December 9, 2017

Where poles, ladders, horse-drawn fire engines, stacks of gloves and rows of threequarter boots once were standard fixtures, now meeting planners delight in a chic hotel and restaurant that is considered one of the best Detroit renovations of 2017. And […]

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Architectural Digest names Detroit a top destination for design lovers in 2018

November 2, 2017

All of the new hotels opening in 2017 and 2018 are making Detroit a hot place to visit these days. This year’s opening of the Foundation Hotel certainly helps! Follow the link to Curbed Detroit>>

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Shaping New Neighborhoods

October 3, 2017

Mixed-use developments are more ambitious and diverse than ever. McIntosh Poris Associates on Commercial Architecture Magazine: Mixed-use buildings and neighborhoods are not a new thing. In cities and small towns, retail has long been located on the ground floor while […]

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