PRESS RELEASE – Architect Christopher Hartz Named Partner

Jan 3, 2018

Alliance Architects has announced that Christopher Hartz has been promoted to principal in the firm.

Hartz is a graduate of the Notre Dame School of Architecture and holds a masters degree from the University of Michigan.  He is a registered architect, an NCARB certificate holder and a LEED accredited professional.  Hartz joined Alliance in 2003, after working with a large, multi-disciplined design firm in Minneapolis.  In his new position, Hartz will lead the design and client development efforts within Alliance’s educational studio.  He lives in the Near Northwest Neighborhood of South Bend, along with his wife and four children.

With a professional staff of sixteen architects and engineers, Alliance is recognized as an innovator in the design of institutional facilities, multi-family apartments and senior living developments for both regional and national clients.  The firm is currently practicing in eight states throughout the Great Lakes, east coast and southwest.  Recent local commissions include the new St. Pius X Church, Notre Dame Boathouse, Belltower Health and Rehabilitation Center, and the Oliver Apartments.  The firm is currently designing the Howard Park Reconstruction for the City of South Bend, and assisting Shepley Bulfinch with the ongoing Hesburgh Library Renovation at the University of Notre Dame.

Martin Murphy, Jed Eide, Mark Leblang, William Lamie and Anthony Paiano are the other principals in Alliance Architects.  The firm recently redesigned its website: