McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



Foundation Hotel builds its funding base

March 14, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates is delighted the Detroit Firehouse Renovation is finally set to move forward. The brickwork on the historic firehouse exterior is set to begin over the next few weeks as part of efforts to renovate the building into […]

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Comcast Opens Xfinity Store in Detroit’s Midtown District

February 26, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates coordinated the Design, Architectural and Engineering work for the newly opened Xfinity Store, at the gateway to Midtown Detroit, near Wayne State University, which once stood as one of the most neglected and undeveloped stretches of the […]

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MPA featured on Delfi for Interior Design for the Birmingham Residence

February 18, 2016

Natural furniture inspiration: unique chair design. Everyone associated with the art of people agree that nature is the greatest source of inspiration, and inexhaustible, because every year something new and yet unseen appears. This time portal TavaMā, returned from the […]

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Foundation Hotel Sets Sights on Winter 2016-17 Opening

February 9, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates relishes the opportunity to Renovate the historic Detroit Fire Department and Design the Foundation Hotel. It’s been a few years in the making, but the Foundation Hotel is finally starting to take shape in the old Detroit […]

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MPA is transforming and updating the Country Club of Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms

February 6, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates is updating the clubs amenities. Seen here in the photo, is where we structurally moved the pool and underpinned the foundations of the 1920’s building with pilings, dug down 6′ and poured new foundations to create a […]

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MPA is pleased to announce DuCharme Place is opening its doors in early spring

February 5, 2016

DuCharme is Rising and Taking Reservations! DuCharme Place, located at 1544 E Lafayette St in Detroit, is now accepting refundable deposits which will secure your place on the Waiting List to pick your residence in early spring. A majority of […]

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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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