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.

St. Charles Public Library featured in Great Lakes By Design Magazine

January 19, 2022
by SNHA

“One of the things that is always fun about these projects is seeing the way the community reacts to them after the remodeling is done. It was a fairly modest addition that we put on the building, but it feels like a brand-new library when you walk through the front door.” Principal Don McKay spoke […]

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Architect Gabe Wong featured in Facility Executive

December 23, 2021
by SNHA

“Looking to the future, it is facilities like Lightbox that exemplify how social responsibility, the environment, and the team’s well-being should be the leading drivers of designing efficient, renewable, and aesthetically pleasing manufacturing spaces moving forward.” In designing Lightbox, a new 54,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility producing commercial gem-quality diamonds, architect Gabe Wong shares insights that […]

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Catherine Murray Co-Instructs Course For Harvard University Graduate School of Design

October 29, 2021
by SNHA

As industry leaders express their intent to continue heavy investments in data centers, leading architectural design schools are taking note. This year, SNHA Principal Catherine Murray is co-instructing Harnessing the Future, a Studio at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Harnessing the Future examines how the internet’s physical digital infrastructure influences landscape, local economies, and […]

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St. Charles Public Library Featured in Library Journal

October 21, 2021
by SNHA

“Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (SNHA) recently completed the multimillion-dollar renovation and expansion of Chicago’s St. Charles Public Library, integrating the original 1906 Carnegie Library Building and two past additions with a new addition.” As part of its October news roundup, Library Journal featured the newly-completed St. Charles Public Library project. Read the full feature here.

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John Gleichman Discusses Universal Design, Featured on Barron’s.com

October 6, 2021
by SNHA

“Paint your home in contrasting colors to improve visual acuity, says John Gleichman, a certified specifications writer at Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects where he vets products among other duties. Homeowners can use different color schemes to designate walls and baseboards from floors, and to highlight door trim. High-contrast area rugs can distinguish sitting areas from […]

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Duane Hill Promoted to Principal

September 20, 2021
by SNHA

Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Duane Hill, AIA, LEED AP as Principal. Since joining SNHA in 2014, Duane has helped lead some of the firm’s largest, most complex data center projects. Duane remains vital to the growth of our Mission Critical practice, and offers his insights as an industry […]

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Vantage Data Centers Campus Wins ENR California Best Project Award

July 29, 2021
by SNHA

Engineering News Record California has awarded Vantage Data Centers Campus, Phase 1 (buildings 1 & 2) in Santa Clara, California with the Award of Merit for manufacturing. The four-story data center was completed in 2019. Team: DPR Construction, HMH Engineering, Reed Associates Landscape Architecture, Peoples Associates Structural Engineers (PASE), Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects Find the […]

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St. Charles Public Library Featured in the Chicago Tribune

July 21, 2021
by SNHA

“The St. Charles Public Library welcomed the community Saturday with a grand reopening and ribbon cutting event following the completion of its $18.6 million renovation and expansion project. [St. Charles Public Library Director Edith Craig] described the job “as a full gut renovation as down to the studs as you could get” and promised that […]

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