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MoreLITTLE CAESARS ARENA, DETROIT, MICHIGAN MoreLITTLE CAESARS ARENA, DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Hamilton Anderson served as associate architect to HOK for the construction of Little Caesars Arena, a multi-purpose venue that opened in downtown Detroit in September 2017. Along with being home to the Detroit Pistons and Red Wings, Little Caesers Arena also hosts other sporting events, concerts and entertainment year round. View Project

MoreSOLANUS CASEY CENTER MASTER PLAN, DETROIT, MICHIGAN MoreSOLANUS CASEY CENTER MASTER PLAN, DETROIT, MICHIGAN

The Solanus Casey Center Master Plan is a transformative approach to neighborhood stabilization. HAA worked closely with key stakeholders to extend the Center’s programming into the surrounding landscape, resulting in a neighborhood master plan that provides spaces for reflection, community gardening, recreation, and outdoor worship. View Project

MoreSOUTHFIELD EVERCENTRE PLAN, SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN MoreSOUTHFIELD EVERCENTRE PLAN, SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

The City of Southfield identified the need for a pedestrian-friendly mixed-use development in the heart of the city’s center district to attract and retain professionals, spur economic development and create a district center with a “sense of place.” HAA provided the vision and tools to assist in facilitating the development of a highly walkable and dynamic environment while linking previously separated places within the district. Using this plan, the City issued a request for proposals to select a qualified development team to carry forward the vision and guiding principles. View Project

MoreKRINGLE EMPORIUM, SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS MoreKRINGLE EMPORIUM, SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS

HAA was tasked with designing a unique retail store and cafe for Kringle Candle Company in a historic 129-year-old French Protestant Church in Springfield, Mass. The adaptive reuse project celebrates the vaulted wood ceiling and arched windows while introducing delicate lighting and millwork elements, executed with understated materials. The refined finishes counterpoint the historic elements, producing a dynamic and delightful space. View Project

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Podcast: Rainy Hamilton Jr. keeps Detroit architecture firm on track amid COVID

Hamilton was born, raised, and educated in Detroit – and built his business here in the city. He’s a graduate of Cass Tech and The University of Detroit Mercy. His firm, started in 1992, is one of the largest African-American-owned architectural firms in the U.S. He is committed to sustainable architecture and planning projects —… Read More

Rainy Hamilton Jr. Draws up the Future of Detroit Architecture

The award-winning architect — who makes our annual list of people making Motown a better place — and his firm handle some of the highest-profile projects in the city. Click >>>here to read the full story in Hour Magazine.

LANDSCAPE SPACES ON STRUCTURES

In the last several years, HAA has been fortunate to work on several exciting projects with landscapes on structures. Whether extensive (think typical green roof) or intensive (deeper soil, larger plants), or a blend, well-designed landscapes on structure can look and feel like landscapes on grade. Successful landscapes on structure require extensive multi-disciplinary coordination. In… Read More

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