McIntosh Poris Architects News

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



McIntosh Poris Associates featured in the inaugural issue of Michigan Residential Architects Magazine

July 21, 2020

McIntosh Poris Associates is honored to be included in the inaugural issue of Michigan Residential Architects 1 Magazine (MIRA1) featuring luxury, custom homes designed by architects from Birmingham to Ann Arbor to up north. Oakland Township Residence, awarded a 2019 […]

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Interview with Michael Poris, principal of McIntosh Poris Associates on episode of How To Grow Your Business

July 14, 2020

DBusiness editor R.J. King explores the top metro Detroit business stories of the week, dive deep into new advances and innovations, and interview influential newsmakers. Follow the link to DBusiness Magazine>>

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The Hotel St. Regis is part of a wave of new development in Detroit’s New Center

July 8, 2020

McIntosh Poris Associates is renovating the Hotel St. Regis, which was described as a jewel box at the time it opened in 1966. The Hotel St. Regis in Detroit’s New Center is undergoing a top-to-bottom, $9-million renovation of its 125 […]

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Preservation by design

July 6, 2020

Detroit’s architectural fabric is rich with unique historical structures—some recognizable, others more discreet—that have continually been re-purposed for the modern-day city. They also double as keenly protected sites for historic conservationists, one of which was recently recognized by both the […]

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McIntosh Poris Associates Celebrated for Transformation of Historic Detroit Projects

June 25, 2020

McIntosh Poris Associates was recently recognized by local professional organizations for its sensitive design and rehabilitation of historic buildings in Detroit.  The Michigan chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAMI) awarded the firm with a 2020 Honor Award in […]

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New residential, retail building coming to Adams Road in Birmingham’s Triangle district

June 19, 2020

McIntosh Poris Associates is designing a local project in the Triangle District of Birmingham, MI.  This is MPA’s second recent project in the Triangle District with a vision to create a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood to live, work, and shop. The current […]

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District Market Detroit builds on Detroit’s rich history of neighborhood markets

April 29, 2020

“McIntosh Poris Associates’ design for the District Market builds on Detroit’s rich history of neighborhood markets by reinterpreting the concept into a sophisticated, contemporary food hall within Little Caesars Arena.” The District Market features five different quick-service food stations: Sugar […]

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Co.act on Interiors and Sources: Creative Details for Office Renovations in Interiors

April 23, 2020

“McIntosh Poris Associates’ design for Co.act, a ground-floor co-working space in Detroit, embraces the historic building’s original architectural features but adds modern flexibility with a mix of work-spaces and amenities that can change over time.”   Follow the links below: […]

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McIntosh Poris Associates on Multi‐family Housing Developments

March 31, 2020

McIntosh Poris Associates’ design for DuCharme Place—a new, ground‐up, 185‐unit luxury apartment community in Detroit’s historic Lafayette Park—is the area’s first lifestyle community in 40 years. The $45‐million complex comprises four mid‐rise buildings, with residences standing three stories tall above […]

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Michael Poris, AIA featured in Engineering News-Record

March 26, 2020

“A number of projects are challenged by the rise in construction costs, and the Detroit market is not as high of a rent or sale market as a number of other larger cities,” Poris says. “Things are getting built in […]

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