Michael Hershenson Architects, Ltd. is a full service architectural firm specializing in high—end residential new construction and remodeling. The firm is dedicated to a high level of design quality and strives to respond quickly to clients' needs, with careful attention to scheduling and budget constraints.
Projects range from multi—million dollar renovations of Lakefront single—family homes to large multi-family structures such as the ﬁfteen story 738 South Dearborn Condominium Building in Chicago's Printers Row. Other new construction projects include North Shore and Chicago single—family residences, Michigan vacation houses, and multi—family condominium buildings in historic Wicker Park. The firm creates structures in a variety of styles ranging from Contemporary to Second Empire Victorian, depending upon both the client's individual vision and community context.
Michael Hershenson Architects encourages building design and construction in a manner that provides healthier environments, reduces operating costs and conserves resources. Michael Hershenson Architects has experience with a number of green building strategies and technologies, including geo—thermal heating and cooling, rain—water recovery systems, solar domestic hot water systems, Energy Star labeled materials and appliances, green roofing, efﬁcient exterior wall insulation, hydronic radiant ﬂoor heating systems, engineered wood alternatives for floor framing, sustainably harvested wood ﬂooring, and others.