Harley Ellis Devereaux

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Harley Ellis Devereaux
Type Corporation
Industry Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Construction Services
Founded 1908
Founder(s) Alvin Harley and Norman Atcheson
Headquarters Southfield, Michigan, United States
Number of locations Southfield, Michigan
Chicago, Illinois
Los Angeles, California
San Francisco, California
San Diego, California
Key people Gary Skog, CEO
Employees over 250
Website www.harleyellisdevereaux.com
References: [1]

Harley Ellis Devereaux is an architecture and engineering firm based in Southfield, Michigan with offices in Southfield, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, California. The firm was founded in 1908 by architects Alvin E. Harley and Norman S. Atcheson.

Activities[edit]

As of 2008, Harley Ellis Devereaux is one of the 150 largest design firms in the United States,[2] employing more than 250 professionals including programmers; architects; civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineers; landscape architects; interior designers; graphics, signage, and equipment designers; and construction specialists. The firm specializes in multiple practices including health care, life enhancement, science and technology, corporate and commercial, mixed use and residential, K-12 schools, higher education, civic and cultural and industrial and automotive.

Harley Ellis Devereaux buildings[edit]

Rackham Memorial Education Building (1941) in Detroit's Cultural Center Historic District by Harley, Ellington and Day.
  • Horace Rackham Education Memorial Building, Detroit, 1941.
  • City-County Building Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Detroit, 1950 [3]
  • U.S. State Department Building, Washington, D.C., 1960[1]
  • Union Bank Office Tower, San Jose, California, 1976
  • University of Michigan Chemical Sciences Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988
  • General Motors Truck Product Center, Pontiac, Michigan, 1996
  • VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998
  • Wentworth Commons, Chicago, 2005
  • Millennium Park Program Management, Chicago, 2006
  • Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center, Los Angeles, 2007

Harley Ellis Devereaux has also designed most of the Archdiocese of Detroit buildings that have been built since 1970.

Office locations[edit]

History of firm names[edit]

Since its inception in 1908, the firm has existed as:

  • Harley and Atcheson (1908–1912)
  • Alvin E. Harley, Architect (1912–1932)
  • Harley and Ellington (1933–1942)
  • Harley, Ellington and Day (1943–1960)
  • Harley, Ellington, Cowin and Stirton (1961–1968)
  • Harley Ellington Associates (1969–1972)
  • Harley Ellington Pierce Yee Associates (1973–1994)
  • Harley Ellington Design (1995–1999)
  • HarleyEllis (2000–2005)
  • Harley Ellis Devereaux (2006–Present)

Awards[edit]

  • Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 [4][5][6]
  • ZweigWhite, Hot Firm List, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007[7][not specific enough to verify]
  • Top Ten Green Projects, AIA COTE, Lake View Terrace Library, 2004[8]
  • Metropolitan Detroit 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 [9]
  • AIA Michigan Firm of the Year, 2000[10]
  • 2012 The Engineering Society of Detroit - Construction & Design Award for Wayne State University Chemistry Building Addition and Renovation - Detroit, Michigan
  • 2012 Design-Build Institute of America Western Pacific Region Excellence Award - Miramar College Public Safety Building - San Diego, California
  • 2012 American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year - Miramar College Public Safety Building - San Diego, California
  • 2011 Association of Licensed Architects Design Award of Merit - Chrysler Corporation Phoenix Engine Plant Manufacturing and Office Building - Trenton, Michigan
  • 2011 Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI)Project of Distinction Award - David Saperstein Middle School - Los Angeles, California
  • 2011 Michigan American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Merit Award Chapter Awards Program - A. Alfred Taubman Student Services Center Quadrangle


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marshall, Carol. "Harley Ellis Devereaux looks to future". Oakland Business Review.
  2. ^ "The Top 500 Design Firms - ENR". Engineering News Report. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 
  3. ^ Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. Emporis. Retrieved on 2008-06-10. "Architect: Harley, Ellington & Day"
  4. ^ 101 2005 WINNERS. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
  5. ^ 101 2006 winners. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
  6. ^ 101 2007 winners. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
  7. ^ ZweigWhite home page.
  8. ^ AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects. American Institute of Architects. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
  9. ^ 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
  10. ^ Firm of the Year. AIA Michigan. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.

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