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MGA Partners Architects

234 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone: (215) 925-0100
Fax: (215) 923-4258
Email: [email protected]
9 Nov 2022
United States of America


MGA Partners

Year Established: 1990

About the Firm 

MGA Partners Architects is a nationally recognized, award-winning architecture firm based in Philadelphia. Thirty architects, interior architects and graphic designers practice from the firm's studio in Old City. Established in 1958 as Mitchell/Giurgola Architects, the firm reorganized as MGA Partners Architects in 1990 and has since completed over $1 billion of commissions throughout the United States. Clients include the most prominent institutions and organizations, such as The Institute of Peace; Princeton University; University of Pennsylvania; General Services Administration; Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, among many others.

Types of Work

  • Educational Facilities: 40%
  • Interiors: 5%
  • Libraries: 5%
  • Museum/Galleries: 10%
  • Planning: 10%
  • Public Work (Civic/Gov't): 10%
  • Theater/Entertainment: 10%
  • Urban Design: 5%
  • Special Services 
  • Sustainable Design

Firm Personnel

  • Total Staff This Office: 30
  • Architects (Registered): 8
  • Graphic Designers: 1
  • Administration: 3


Theatre/Drama Center, Neal Marshall Black Culture Center, and New Cinema Indiana University, Bloomington IN; The Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; Jadwin Hall renovations, Princeton University; Morgan Hall Student Residences, Dining and Retail Project, Temple University; 20/20 Masterplan, Temple University; The Salvation Army Kroc Center, Philadelphia PA; Upper School and Library, The Haverford School; Hamilton Village and Student Residential precinct; University of Pennsylvania; Dalton Hall, Bryn Mawr College; Residential Masterplan and New College House Commons, Franklin & Marshall College; Painting Studio & Gallery, Villanova PA; Linderman Library, Lehigh University; Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, Rancho Mirage CA; School of Music and Performing Arts Center, West Chester University; The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Masterplan and addition, Philadelphia PA


MGA Partners has received national recognition for its design excellence. Recent awards include: Architectural Record/Business Week Award, _x001C_Good Design Is Good Business_x001D_ (2002); Building Design & Construction _x001C_Building Team Award_x001D_ (2009); Greenville AIA, Honor Award (2003); GSA National Design Award (2002); Pennsylvania AIA, Honor Award (2008, 2001); Pennsylvania AIA, Citation of Merit (2010); Philadelphia AIA, Design Excellence (2012, 2007, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999); Philadelphia AIA, Citation of Merit (2010); Preservation Alliance of Philadelphia, Grand Jury Award for Preservation Achievement (2009); SCUP/AIA-CAE, Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Renovation or Adaptive Reuse (2008); South Carolina AIA, Design Excellence (2004); Indiana AIA, Design Excellence (2012)


Primary Contact: Mary Keefe

Principals: Daniel Kelley, FAIA; Robert Shuman, AIA; Mary Keefe; Catherine Broh, AIA; Christine Marsal; Amy Stein, AIA

Senior Associates: Boyd Petterson, AIA; Paul Arougheti, AIA

Consultant: Mary Keefe

Supplier: Boyd Petterson

Marketing: Mary Keefe, [email protected]

PR: Mary Keefe, [email protected]


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