McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



Will Leather Goods settles into Midtown home

November 3, 2015

Will Leather Goods, the Eugene, Ore.-based luxury leather products maker, has settled into its new location in Detroit’s Midtown, which officially opens Wednesday. Founder and owner William Adler said his purpose is to inspire and be inspired by the Detroit […]

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October 19, 2015

DuCharme Place, located in Lafayette Park, Detroit is now under Construction. A new community of 185 Luxury Apartment Residence.

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As temperatures drop and leaves start to fall, prep for winter weather and enjoy the colors of the season

September 30, 2015

Assess the dining room. Planning on hosting a major holiday this year? Get a head start on prep by taking stock now of your seating, table space and entertaining essentials. If you find you’re missing anything (like extra chairs or […]

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New Developments in Lafayette Park, Downtown City Council Votes on Redevelopment for Third Property

Three Detroit developments began construction this week. DuCharme Place near Lafayette Park finally got going after a year or so in limbo. The luxury development, a 185-unit, high-end complex, is visible to the east of the Mies van der Rohe-designed […]

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How to Create a Play Area That Looks Good Too

September 29, 2015

McIntosh Poris Associates featured on Houzz for Birmingham Residence. 10 ways to give your kids’ playspace some style without sacrificing any of the fun. Read More>>>

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“Detroit: City of Design” from the Detroit Design Festival

September 28, 2015

Detroit Creative Corridor presents a film by Stephen McGee Follow the link to view film>>

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Construction begins on DuCharme Place project

September 23, 2015

Construction work has begun on DuCharme Place, a 185-unit, $42-million upscale residential community planned for 1544 E. Lafayette, just east of the iconic 1300 Lafayette Tower. The project is headed by Southfield-based Arco Construction. McIntosh Poris architects designed DuCharme Place […]

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MPA named in Dwell’s Definitive List of Architects and Designers Worldwide

September 21, 2015

McIntosh Poris Associates is one– of only two firms in Michigan, named in Dwell’s 2015 Special Edition. Follow the link to Dwell’s website>>

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Nutshell’s CEO, Founder on Building Startups in Ann Arbor

September 15, 2015

MPA is thrilled about designing COOLHOUSE, an office for Nutshell in Ann Arbor. “We know if we connect these places, we have the chance to build a solid network,” Malcoun said. “It’s actually a terrible idea to tie up a […]

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Midtown leather shop brings ex-Hollywood actor home

September 8, 2015

MPA is excited to be working with The Adlers on WILL LEATHER GOODS new store in Detroit! “The Adlers — two of this three children are now in the business too — opened their first Will Leather Goods retail store […]

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