Heather Weed Niehoff, AIA
Heather is a talented senior designer with over 16 years of experience. Since joining Lucien Lagrange Architects, she has been responsible for project design in residential, hospitality, and office markets.
Heather is currently working on the design for 208 South LaSalle, an adaptive reuse of a Daniel Burnham building into a J.W. Marriott; a 330-room boutique hotel in SoHo, New York; Porta Nuova Isola, a residential development in Milan, Italy; a 50-story office tower in Chicago designed to achieve LEED rating ; and a 15-story luxury condominium building in New York which will include a restaurant, rooftop terrace, and spa . Her designs also include the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a 40-story condominium building on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue; 535 West End Avenue, a mid-rise residential building on New York’s upper west side with units priced from $5-24 million; and Blue Chip Casino Hotel, a new 300-key hotel in Michigan City, IN, which includes a ballroom, restaurant and structured parking.
Prior to joining Lucien Lagrange Architects, Heather was an associate at Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates, where she worked on a variety of residential projects including Northwestern University’s Slivka Science and Technology Residential College and two residential buildings for Mather Lifeways.
While at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Heather worked on the Renovation and Expansion of Orchestra Hall, Rockwell Center in the Philippines, and Saudi Aramco Corporate Headquarters.
Heather received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and her Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University.