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ANDREW L. HEARD

Heard & Associates
African American AIA Fellow

SAY IT LOUD - Washington DC Exhibitor
Illinois Based Designer 

Bio: 

Founded in 1967 in Chicago, Heard & Associates, Ltd’s projects range from the design of medical facilities to public facility rehabilitation; from large multifamily housing to the restoration and preservation of architectural landmarks; from high -security penal institutions to multimodal transportation facilities.

ANDREW L. HEARD

Bio: 

Andrew Heard, B. Arch 1962 was a prominent architect in Chicago, and formed the firm Heard & Associates. Founded in 1967 in Chicago, Heard & Associates, Ltd’s projects range from the design of medical facilities to public facility rehabilitation; from large multifamily housing to the restoration and preservation of architectural landmarks; from high -security penal institutions to multimodal transportation facilities. The firm's public buildings include fire stations, libraries, and courtrooms as well as specialized industrial and recreational facilities.

 

Year of Elevation: 

1981

Featured Project Name: 

Chicago State University Library

Featured Project Location: 

Chicago, IL

Featured Project Completion Date: 

2004

Role in Featured Project: 

Founder of firm in charge of project

Featured Project Description:

The Chicago State University (2004), is a four-story signature building at the entrance to its campus. Its architecture was inspired by sixteenth- to eighteenth century geometric designs on baskets and pottery in the Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., and it resembles a distinctive jeweled African crown reflecting the cultural link from Africa to America.

Photography Credit:

Chicago State University Library