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Fannie Emanuel Apartments Featured in Architect Magazine

Holabird & Root's transformation of the Chicago Housing Authority's Fannie Emanuel Apartments, which provides 181 new units for Chicago’s seniors, was recently featured in Architect Magazine!

It was a privilege working with our long-time client, the CHA, on such a great project!

Check out the article here: 

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Monroe Hall Featured in New Orleans Magazine

Holabird & Root's transformation of Monroe Hall on the Loyola University New Orleans Campus was featured in New Orleans Magazine as a Best New Architectural Project.  It was a privilege working with the University on such a great project!

Read more about our addition and renovation to Monroe Hall here.

Risinger + Associates, Inc. Merges With Holabird & Root

Holabird & Root is pleased to announce that it is merging with Risinger + Associates, Inc.

This merger continues to add strength, ability, and value added services to our collective clients.  Eric Risinger, AIA started his career at Holabird & Root, and he and his team leaders, Barb and Mike, are looking forward to the merger. Building upon its historic reputation, Holabird & Root continues to position itself in the market place to deliver outstanding design and exceptional client service. Holabird & Root’s storied past offers a continuing legacy of design excellence, enduring commitment to architecture, and experienced based leadership to our clients. The merger represents our continuing evolution to meet our clients' current and future needs.  Market trends demand firms to be creative, nimble, entrepreneurial, and flexible, and we are committed to providing a work place environment that attracts and retains talented professionals to meet these demands. We will do all this while bringing forward over 135 years of professional practice for our clients’ benefit.

Holabird & Root will be launching a K-12 School Design Market Sector to complement its current Higher Ed Market Sector, as well as a Real Estate Services Market Sector through the merger with Risinger + Associates Inc.  R+A is excited about the Multi-family | Student Housing Market Sector and the Senior Living Market Sector that Holabird & Root has been exceptional at delivering to their clients.  In addition to Interior Design and Planning, both firms look forward to providing Strategic Planning and Programming services to our clients.

Learn | Work | Live | Play 

We are excited to share such a talented and committed team to our clients, co-workers, friends, and family.

This merger will bring the following expertise market sectors to our current and future clients:

K-12 Schools Public | Private 

Higher Education 

Student Housing

Multi-Family Housing 

Senior Living | Memory Care

Private Club | Hospitality

Community Collaboration Development Services

Data Driven Strategic Planning and Programming

Real Estate Services