McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



Detroit by Design features interviews with a variety of movers and shakers

January 28, 2016

Crypton, in collaboration with Interior Design Broadcast, presents a documentary tour of the movers and shakers in the Detroit design world. Michael Poris interviewed on the Woodward Garden Theater in Detroit. Follow the link to Interior Design>>

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MPA is one of only seven architecture and planning firms selected to make presentations for new development at the Detroit East Riverfront

January 25, 2016

Panel set to hear from potential riverfront planners. “The riverfront district has become an economic engine for the city,” said Mark Wallace, CEO of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. “We expect to see thousands of new jobs created over the next […]

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MPA featured on DEAF Magazine for Recent Built and Unbuilt Projects in Downtown Detroit

January 23, 2016

ARCHITECTURE: McIntosh Poris Associates, by Jeff Newsom. Follow the Link to DEAF Magazine>>

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Will Leather Goods took the space that was formerly the historic Tomboy grocery store, embracing the city’s DIY ethos and creative culture, and turned it into a concept store that features a coffee shop and an art gallery

January 20, 2016

Designed by Birmingham/Detroit, Michigan-based architects, McIntosh Poris Associates, along with William Adler Design, the 9,000-square-foot space, located on 4120 2nd Avenue, is among the newest stores in the city’s Midtown. They worked with Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit to source […]

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MPA is pleased to announce being awarded Best Design & Customer Service by Houzz for three consecutive years

January 19, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates has been voted Best of Houzz for Design and rated at the highest level for client satisfaction by the Houzz community. Visit our Houzz page here>>

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MPA is excited to see DuCharme Place go from Plans & Renderings to becoming a Reality

January 14, 2016

DuCharme Place is under construction. “The workday starts at 5am for the DuCharme Crew, which has completed the concrete pour on the garage roof of Building One. In total, over 8,000 cubic yards of concrete and 360 tons of reinforced […]

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Foundation Hotel in Detroit listed in Travel + Leisure Magazine

January 12, 2016

There’s no wonder Detroit calls itself “America’s Great Comeback City.” The city is being massively revitalized, and Travel + Leisure magazine called it one of the hot places for 2016. An Aloft hotel recently opened, and later this year, the […]

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Thousands of downtown Detroit apartments are on the way

January 4, 2016

The first wave of apartment projects in recent years involved conversions of empty 1920’s-era office buildings. But with downtown’s supply of available empty buildings dwindling, developers are starting to build on vacant land. The DuCharme Place, Orleans Landing, and other […]

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MPA listed in Interior Design Homes 2015 debut edition as Residential Leaders

December 30, 2015

McIntosh Poris Associates is one– of only 100 firms in the United States, named in Interior Design Homes 2015 debut edition, as Residential Leading firms working on new construction projects. Follow the link to Interior Design Homes’ website>>

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MPA featured in Architect Magazine for Michigan Research Studio

December 29, 2015

From AIA DETROIT, “Excellent place for teaching and exhibitions by students and professors. Its multi-purpose use allows it to feel intimate, yet at times as public domain. An inexpensive solution that is bold, simple, and cheerful. It’s unapologetic about a […]

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