Hansen Lind Meyer, Inc. (firm)
Hansen Lind Meyer, Inc.
Iowa City, IA; Charlotte, NC
Firm History Sources
American Architects Directories:
Listing in 1970 American Architects Directory
Hansen Lind Meyer later became HLM Design. It moved from Iowa to North Carolina in the early 1990s, after Charlotte architect Joseph M. Harris became president. HLMDesign acquired other design firms in the 1990s, such as JPJ Architects of Dallas in 1998. HLM Design sold off its Atlanta and Dallas offices to Rees Associates in May 2005, then declared bankruptcy in September 2005, and was bought by Atlanta-based Heery International. Heery took on the employees of HLM's Philadelphia, Denver, Orlando, and Iowa City offices, though not its Ch
arlotte office. Sources: "Bankruptcy, sale end HLM's designs for empire," Charlotte Business Journal, January 17, 2005; "HLM Design, Inc. Completes Purchase of JPJ Architects, Inc.," PR Newswire, Nov. 2, 1998; both articles captured online in 2013.