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Our architecture is driven by our desire for a more equitable and imaginative built environment.  Our research and work focuses on strengthening local culture and communities through both built and speculative projects of different scales and program types.  Our process is highly collaborative and people-based; we believe that quality design is for everyone.

Under Construction: The Studebaker Theatre,

Fine Arts Building, Downtown Chicago

Full Interior Renovation on all 3 levels of the theatre; new seating, new sound booth & executive lounge space, new dressing rooms & back of house accommodations.  Hear more about the grand plans for the theatre in these interviews > > > >

WGN TV Chicago Scene

PBS WTTW Chicago Tonight


We are the proud recipients of the AIA's 2022 Upjohn Research Initiative- Hammersley Architecture is part of a collaborative team of educators, city planners and sustainability / environmental experts working on this project. 


Our grant research focuses on how to create sustainable spaces of community &  culture

out of traditionally under-utilized infrastructural spaces in urban, suburban and rural locations.


On the Boards: Community Cafe & Art Space, Austin Neighborhood, Chicago, IL


How do you design an authentic neighborhood gathering place?

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