Building a Place for History
Michael Hanrahan, AIA, is a principal with Clarke Caton Hintz. Mr. Hanrahan has led many of the firm’s notable architecture projects, working at a variety of scales and typologies across numerous market sectors. In particular, he has provided leadership in giving new life to historic buildings, solidifying their continuing place and making them relevant to future generations. Currently, Mr. Hanrahan is working on the restoration of Lambert Castle for the County of Passaic and the restoration of the Hoboken Public Library. Mr. Hanrahan embraces the challenge of working with existing buildings, following their design cues and developing creative solutions to the conflict between an historic building and contemporary needs. In addition to his work with CCH, Mr. Hanrahan has been actively involved with the New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects since 1999. Mr. Hanrahan is also Past President of Preservation New Jersey, a statewide nonprofit organization promoting economic vitality, sustainability and heritage of New Jersey’s diverse communities.