6240 W. Mt. Hope
 Lansing, MI 48917

 t. 517.323.0577
 f.  517.323.0570

 

  firm history

Drawing from a lineage dating back to 1913, the longstanding principles upon which we and our predecessors have operated our practice are Service, Quality and Loyalty for each Client, individually.

Through our rich professional tradition, MAYOTTEgroup Architects offers both the experience of history and the energy of continuous renewal.

A brief timeline of the firm's history:

LEE BLACK
Architect Lee Black begins his architectural practice in Lansing, Michigan.

WARREN HOLMES COMPANY
Architect Warren Holmes begins his practice in Lansing, Michigan. The Warren Holmes Company would become a prominent Midwestern educational design firm. 

LEE BLACK AND KENNETH BLACK
Lee Blackís son Kenneth Black joins his fatherís architectural practice. The firm becomes known as Lee Black and Kenneth Black Architects.

MAYOTTE WEBB ARCHITECTS
MAYOTTE CROUSE AND DíHAENE ARCHITECTS
MAYOTTE DíHAENE AND ASSOCIATES

Architect Bernard J.Mayotte and Wesley Webb open the office of Mayotte Webb Architects in East Lansing, Michigan. The firm would be known as Mayotte, Crouse and DíHaene Architects and then Mayotte DíHaene Associated Architects over subsequent years. 

WARREN HOLMES-KENNETH BLACK COMPANY
The Warren Holmes and Kenneth Black Architectural firms merge to become the Warren Holmes-Kenneth Black Company. The new firm is located in Lansing, Michigan.       

MBDS Architects
Mayotte, DíHaene and Associates merge with the Warren Holmes-Kenneth Black Company to form MBDS Architects. The principals of the new firm are, Bernard Mayotte, Delphin ďBudĒ Budzenski, Nobin DíHaene and Richard Stuckman. The new firm is located in East Lansing, Michigan until 1988 when it moves to Delta Township, West of Lansing.

MAYOTTEJACOB ARCHITECTS
MBDS Architects becomes MayotteJacob Architects. The current principles of the firm are Michael Mayotte, son of Bernard Mayotte and Paul Jacob.

MAYOTTEgroup Architects
Desiring to return to the firmís roots and historical identity the firmís name was changed to MAYOTTEgroup Architects.

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