McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



Detroit’s Architect & Designer | Best of Houzz Winner 3 Years In A Row

August 12, 2016

Thank you Houzz! McIntosh Poris has been Designing Award-Winning Residential, Commercial, Adaptive Reuse, Interiors and Urban Design projects since 1994. Follow the link>>

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A 100-room luxury hotel, Foundation Hotel, is the new assignment for this near century-old firehouse in Detroit. It will also include a bar and restaurant.

July 29, 2016

Even in otherwise rundown cities like Detroit, the firehouses have stood more than the test of time, even decades of municipal neglect, said Michael Poris. Because the headquarters firehouse contained many offices for various chiefs, arson investigators and code inspectors, […]

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Country Club of Detroit Featured in Grosse Pointe Magazine

July 20, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates is excited to be working on the transformation of the Country Club of Detroit. “What’s really neat is the adaptive reuse of this space,” says General Manager Craig Cutler, “keeping character with the clubhouse but new.” Follow […]

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McIntosh Poris Associates Featured on HOUZZ for Slatcher Residence

July 19, 2016

Design ideas for a 1950s home office in Detroit with dark hardwood floors and a freestanding desk. — Houzz Follow MPA on Houzz>>>

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Michael Poris Interviewed by Hour Detroit

June 24, 2016

“By 2008 there was over $30 billion of development. What we have now is momentum. But it wouldn’t (be) there without (that) groundwork laid.” – Michael Poris Follow the link to Hour Detroit>>

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Woodward Garden Apartments featured on Archinect

June 14, 2016

McIntosh Poris Associates was hired by a Detroit-based group of private investors to reinvigorate the 3900 block of Woodward Avenue in the Detroit Midtown Area. The design and construction of the Woodward Garden Apartments, a five-story mixed-use building, was part […]

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Parent Street Lofts featured on Times Square to Art Square

June 2, 2016

The project was applauded by the Royal Oak planning commission, as well as Mayor James Ellison, who commended McIntosh Poris Associates and the development team for reusing an existing, under-utilized structure in its efforts to bring dynamic housing options to […]

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Campbell Ewald featured in Urban Land Magazine – ULX: 10 Industrial Structures Recast

May 20, 2016

In reaction to the corporate workplaces of the 1980s and 1990s, housed in office towers and suburban office parks hatch-marked with a sea of identical cubicles, many companies nowadays are seeking a home in buildings with a history as something […]

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“Translocal” is the next big trend in hospitality

May 18, 2016

Aparium Hotel Group is leading the charge with its independent boutique hotels housed in restored historic buildings, imbued with locally-inspired design, decor, food, and intuitive service. A creative school in Detroit will curate an ever-changing art program in the atrium […]

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Townhouse Restaurant and Woodward Garden Theater in Detroit featured on Archinect for Architecture and Interior Design

May 12, 2016

Many of our projects have been catalysts for transformation in Detroit since 1994. McIntosh Poris is pleased to be featured on Archinect for Downtown Detroit projects. Follow the links>>

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