Harley Ellis Devereaux
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|Industry||Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Construction Services|
|Founder||Alvin Harley and Norman Atcheson|
|Headquarters||Southfield, Michigan, United States|
Number of locations
Los Angeles, California
San Francisco, California
San Diego, California
|J. Peter Devereaux, CEO|
Number of employees
|Footnotes / references
Harley Ellis Devereaux is an architecture and engineering firm based in Southfield, Michigan with offices in Southfield, Chicago, Illinois, Los Angeles, Sacramento, California San Diego and San Francisco, California. The firm was founded in 1908 by architects Alvin E. Harley and Norman S. Atcheson.
As of 2016, Harley Ellis Devereaux is one of the 200 largest design firms in the United States, employing more than 350 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
- Horace Rackham Education Memorial Building, Detroit, 1941.
- City-County Building Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Detroit, 1950 
- U.S. State Department Building, Washington, D.C., 1960
- Union Bank Office Tower, San Jose, California, 1976
- Wharton Center for Performing Arts, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1982
- 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
- USC Village, Los Angeles, 2017
Harley Ellis Devereaux has also designed most of the Archdiocese of Detroit buildings that have been built since 1970.
- Southfield, Michigan
- Chicago, Illinois
- Los Angeles, California
- Sacramento, California
- San Diego, California
- San Francisco, California
History of firm names
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)
- Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015   
- ZweigWhite, Hot Firm List, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007[not specific enough to verify]
- Top Ten Green Projects, AIA COTE, West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library, 2016
- Top Ten Green Projects, AIA COTE, Lake View Terrace Library, 2004
- Metropolitan Detroit 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 
- AIA Michigan Firm of the Year, 2000
- 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
- Marshall, Carol. "Harley Ellis Devereaux looks to future". Oakland Business Review.
- "The Top 500 Design Firms - ENR". Engineering News Report. 2016. Archived from the original on 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. Emporis. Retrieved on 2008-06-10. "Architect: Harley, Ellington & Day"
- 101 2005 WINNERS. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
- 101 2006 winners. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
- 101 2007 winners. 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
- ZweigWhite home page.
- . American Institute of Architects. Retrieved on 2016-05-01.
- AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects. American Institute of Architects. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
- 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
- Firm of the Year. AIA Michigan. Retrieved on 2008-06-10.
- Harley Ellis Devereaux Corporate Site
- Harley Ellis Devereaux Centennial Site
- Duggan, Daniel. (2008, February 18). "", Crain's Detroit Business, February 18, 2008.