Performance Driven, Poetically Crafted Architecture

Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects is a leading architectural firm with offices in Chicago and London. Our fifty-plus year history is rooted in Chicago’s strong architectural heritage. We create innovative mission critical, educational, cultural, and recreation environments to help institutions and businesses achieve their scholastic, civic, and commercial goals. Our firm is distinguished by the diversity of our portfolio, which has resulted in a firm with an unmatched balance of design, management and technical expertise. The variety of our practice provides for a creative and energetic studio environment that attracts and helps us attract and retain the best team of architects.

Construction Update: St. Charles Public Library

November 3, 2020
by SNHA

With construction well underway at St. Charles Public Library, we can see the teen reading room taking shape along with the new main lobby and entry. We’re invigorated by the progress being made, and can’t wait for completion in 2021. We asked our own Brianna Saviano, Assoc. AIA, about the status of our library addition/renovation […]

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SNHA Client Lightbox Opens $94 Million Lab-Grown Diamond Facility

October 29, 2020
by SNHA

“The building was conceived as a simple white box, carved away to reveal and recall the faceted structure of a Lightbox lab-grown diamond. The exterior features fritted glass panels and louver screens, while the white monochrome interior includes a precision-designed production floor with mechanical and electrical support spaces, as well as lab spaces, offices and […]

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SNHA’s Zoe Cloonan Featured in commARCH’s September/October 2020 Issue

October 20, 2020
by SNHA

“The project was not a wholly unusual one for Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects—evaluate data centers with an eye toward improving their functionality and ‘future proofing’ for longevity. . . . It was the subject matter that made this one unique, and piqued our interest about what we would learn on a research trip to six […]

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560 Lincoln Featured on Education Snapshots

October 2, 2020
by SNHA

SNHA served as architect of record on the 560 Lincoln project, a 450-bed, seven-story, comfortable live/work space that was the first new construction on Northwestern’s housing master plan. Read the full article on educationsnapshots.com here.

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Catherine Murray, Tony LoBello Join SNHA Senior Leadership Team

September 14, 2020
by SNHA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects Hires Catherine Murray as Principal Full-service architectural firm cites impressive employee growth for 2020 CHICAGO (August 28, 2020) – Chicago-based Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Murray as Principal. Murray comes to SNHA from O2 Design (formerly oslund.and.assoc.) where she served as […]

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2020 Mid-Year Staff Announcements

August 3, 2020
by SNHA

Through the first half of 2020, SNHA welcomes our new team members and celebrates career milestones: Associate Promotions Amy Schmieding, AIA, LEED AP Chheng Lim Jose Prados, ARB Laura Ross Mandi Miller, AIA Muhammad Khan, RIBA Ola Johnston, AIA Tom Veed, AIA, LEED GA Promotions Abi Sharma, AIA Brianna Saviano, Assoc. AIA Burke Welever, AIA […]

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Chheng Lim Named to Crain’s 2020 Notable Women in STEM

June 8, 2020
by SNHA

SNHA project executive Chheng Lim has been named one of Crain’s Notable Women in STEM for 2020, a recognition that honors accomplished women in STEM industries who exemplify mentorship, leadership and engagement in their respective field. Working in design and real estate for over a decade, Chheng has worked on projects ranging from mission critical, […]

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SNHA’s Don McKay Featured in ILA’s June 2020 Issue

June 1, 2020
by SNHA

“As we figure out how to address the growing influence of echo chambers, one well-established institution already stands as a natural antidote—the public library.” SNHA Principal Don McKay on the significant role public libraries play in our communities’ social infrastructure. Read the full article here.

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SNHA’s Sonia Navas Featured on Thrive Global

May 11, 2020
by SNHA

“Compartmentalizing is essential. When I am working I concentrate on that, and when I am with my kids I don’t think about work.”   As part of Thrive Global’s latest interview series with leaders in tech and STEM, SNHA project manager Sonia Navas shared how she’s learned to balance work and family among the challenges […]

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