Saturday, October 10, 2015

Taylor Johnson Announces New Client FitzGerald Associates Architects

Emily Johnson
CHICAGO, IL -- Taylor Johnson President Emily Johnson has announced Taylor Johnson now represents FitzGerald Associates Architects, an award-winning architecture and design firm specializing in new and rehabilitated residential, commercial and office space.

Founded in 1919 as Rissman & Hirshfield, FitzGerald Associates Architects has a rich and notable history, having worked on some of Chicago’s most architecturally significant and successful community projects, including Outer Drive East, The Lawndale Theatre, University Village and Wilson Yard.

 Widely known for its historic renovation and adaptive-reuse work in the residential and commercial sectors, along with its new construction advisory and design services, FitzGerald continues to be one of the most active architecture and design firms in the area almost 100 years after its doors opened.

The firm’s current portfolio includes approximately 50 recently completed and active projects, such as:

·         Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago, Illinois – rehabilitation of a three-story, 26,700 square foot building rescued from demolition in 2012. Designed as a hub for creative and cultural activities with artist studios, exhibit spaces, and archival libraries housing various collections including that of Ebony and Jet magazines founder John H. Johnson. Featured in Chicago’s 2015 Architecture Biennial

Cara Mooses
·         Oak Park Station, Oak Park, Illinois – mixed-use development located in historic downtown Oak Park designed with 34,000 square feet of retail space as well as 268 luxury apartments; first ground-up apartment development in the Chicago area for Lennar

·         First Ascent, Avondale, Chicago, Illinois – Chicago’s largest dedicated indoor rock climbing facility featuring 60-foot ceilings and 25,000 square feet of climbing surface

·         Daniel Flood Tower, Kingston, Pennsylvania – complete renovation of existing 16-story, 210-unit senior housing development

For more information on FitzGerald, please subscribe to the firm’s newsletter, visit or contact Cara Mooses at Taylor Johnson at 312.267.4523 or

 For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Sarah Lyons,, 312-267-4520

Kim Manning,, 312-267-4527

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