<h1>1001 17TH STREET          <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects

1001 17TH STREET          

  This office building lobby had been recently renovated, but a new owner viewed the lobby as sterile and cold.  The design team was given the challenge of energizing the lobby spaces, but in a cost effective way.  The existing lobby was well detailed and had quality materials, but potential was discovered in the existing […]

<h1>ANTERO RESOURCES          <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects


  Fast-growing energy company Antero Resources urgently needed a new headquarters to accommodate their rapidly growing staff.  The McPherson team designed 98,000sf of office space at One Union Station, a new building scheduled for construction at the Union Station redevelopment project.  During lease negotiations, the design team analyzed the planning module of the building and […]

<h1>B + Y ARCHITECTS               <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects

B + Y ARCHITECTS               

  B+Y Architects leased an old, deteriorated commercial building that had recently been home to junk.  The design team was asked to create a space that was evocative of the clients’ architectural work; residential design. Through the debris, the design team discovered potential in the building’s clear span open truss structure which allowed for unimpeded […]

<h1>SOUTHPORT RESIDENCE<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Projects, Residential


  The Southport NC residence is located on the intra-coastal waterway near a Victorian town complete with fishing fleet and an abundance of historic Victorian homes.  The design goal was to build a new home reminiscent of the houses from the owners’ childhoods in nearby coastal areas.  The design idea was “coastal farmhouse” and featured […]

<h1>MCKINLEY MANSION<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Projects, Residential


  The 1891 McKinley Mansion had seen its fortunes rise and fall several times over the years, and when discovered by the design team, it was abandoned and forlorn. The design team restored it to its former grandeur and made it their offices. The spaces featured bright colors that were reminiscent of Victorian times, but […]

<h1>TANNING TECHNOLOGY<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects


  The 40,000sf corporate headquarters for Tanning Technology was designed for flexibility and change.  The open plan office space features “huddle” meeting rooms rooms central to each work group.  Furniture systems were utilized for workstations and full height panels for enclosed meeting rooms and support spaces.  Located at the top of a Denver Tech Center […]

<h1>EDUCATION COMMISSION OF THE STATES<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects


  The 40,000sf offices of ECS are located on two floors of an old Denver building that centered around an atrium.  The space was being used for storage and back-of-house functions by a large institutional organization and its potential was overlooked.  ECS leased the space for their headquarters and the design goals were to foster […]

<h1>BELCARO RESIDENCE            <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Projects, Residential


  The design team was presented with a unique challenge; to transport a Denver couple and all of their furniture, antiques and artwork from a four-story Georgian to a ranch home in the Denver neighborhood of Belcaro.   Years before the designers had selected the furnishings for the Georgian and knew the pieces well, but […]

<h1>THERMO COMPANIES       <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects


  Thermo Companies purchased the Union Pacific Building and redeveloped it as office and restaurant space.  The ground floor became home to the Denver ChopHouse and Brewery, and the second floor became the corporate offices for Thermo Companies.  A penthouse was added to the building and it is now home to McPherson Architecture.  The building […]

<h1>707 17TH STREET           <br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects

707 17TH STREET           

  The 707 17th Street Office Building was designed and constructed in the early 1980’s and the lobby quickly became the least favorite of downtown Denver office tenants.  The original design used black granite exclusively for floors and walls and lighting was dim and oppressive.  Two decades later, a new Owner presented the design team […]

<h1>OLD CRESTMOOR RESIDENCE<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Projects, Residential


  The Old Crestmoor Residence had great street appeal, but was outdated and claustrophobic.  The design team worked closely with the owners to make optimize the use of existing spaces and carefully add new construction to bring the function of the house up to date.  The garage became the family room, the main stair was […]

<h1>GRAPHICS & SIGNAGE<br><br><br><br><br><br></h1>

Commercial, Projects


McPherson Architecture provides graphic & signage design services to clients who seek a new brand identity or updates to an existing one.  Interior sign programs are  designed to provide for easy of maintenance and change.  For exterior sign design, we work to gain approval from local code and design review authorities and follow-up throughout the fabrication […]