McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



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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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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