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 Renovation/Expansion Featured in the Daily Herald

November 14, 2019
by SNHA

SNHA’s design for the St. Charles Public Library expansion and renovation includes a new building entry, expanded and consolidated staff work areas, acoustically-isolated individual and group study rooms, a youth library program room and a new dedicated teen space. The library will also welcome guests to enjoy a sunken outdoor courtyard and large reading area […]

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SNHA Supports the Greater Chicago Food Depository with Canstruction Chicago

October 18, 2019
by SNHA

SNHA participated in Canstruction Chicago 2019, this year earning the Structural Ingenuity Award for the design and build of CANtenary. Each of the 7,000 cans used to build the nearly 9-foot-tall structure will go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository and its network of 700 soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and various programs throughout Cook […]

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SNHA Relocating to One Prudential Plaza April 1

February 21, 2019
by SNHA

Nearly double the size of the firm’s current office at 30 W. Monroe Street, the new 23,615 square-foot, full-floor office features a central communal area, views overlooking Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, and a variety of motivating yet functional work spaces for its diverse team of 80-plus employees.

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Independent School Design: Latin School of Chicago Virtual Reality Tour

January 30, 2019
by SNHA

Independent schools are special places. Their distinctive values and educational philosophies create a culture unique unto themselves. This resonates perfectly with Sheehan Nagle Hartray’s situational approach where individual design solutions are favored over universal treatments.
Get an immersive view of Latin School through our Virtual Tour.

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Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex

November 7, 2018
by SNHA

Ridgeland Common is the 100-year-old flagship facility of the Park District of Oak Park. The new Recreation Complex is a substantial remodeling and expansion of dated indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. SNHA believes that architecture becomes meaningful through interaction with people. This video captures a day in the life of the Complex and its community.

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Virtual Reality Tour: Fountaindale Public Library District

October 2, 2018
by SNHA

The vibrant character of the new Fountaindale Public Library is rooted in local community concerns and in pragmatic library design. The building’s underlying structural grid derives from standard bookstack and aisle dimensions. The building’s organically shaped exterior mediates the rational structural grid and the surrounding park environment. The local park system is a primary source […]

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