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James Bodoia, J. Donald Bowman, Dennis Cope, Lee G. Copeland, Richard Franko, T. Frick, Matthew Gleason-Freeman, Elisabeth Goldstein, Bert Gregory, William LaPatra, Omer Lloydgeorge Mithun

Active 1983-2012

Firm Notes

Omer Mithun (1918-1983) began a private practice with an architect named Wilson in Bellevue, WA, in 1949. This firm--originally known as Wilson-Mithun Architects--was headquartered in Bellevue, WA, until 1990, when it moved to Seattle, WA. The firm has specialized in sustainable design. According to former AIA Seattle Director, Marga Rose Hancock, Mithun's firm has changed names several times after Omer Mithun's death in 1983. While there have been many name changes, the firm's leadership has continued to consider Mithun's name integral to its values and identity. It has called itself "Mithun Associates, Architects," (c. 1984), "Mithun Bowman Emrich Group (c. 1984-1988)," "Mithun Partners, Incorporated," (c. 1988-1998), "Mithun Associates, Architects," and finally just "Mithun."

In 1988, the firm had its office address at 2000 112th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA, 98004.

Partners of the firm in 1989 were: J. Donald Bowman, Thomas D. Emrich, Fred Brown, Don A.R. Dorman, Vincent Ferrese, Harry Andresen, and William Kreagher. The firm had its office at 2000 112th Avenue NE in Bellevue, WA. (See ProFile 1989-1990 The Architects Sourcebook, [Norcross, GA: Construction Market Data, 1998]. p. 1963.)

In 1998, partners in the firm included: Thomas D. Emrich, Gerald Cichanski, Roger Williams, Vincent Farrese, Bert Gregory, William Kreager, Fred Brown, and Bruce Williams. (See ProFile 1998 The Official Directory of the American Institute of Architects, Topeka, KS: Archimedia, 1989]. p. 1101.)

Bert Gregory served as President, c. 2006. In 02/19/2007, Mithun made the following personnel changes: Wendy Abeel was made Director of Marketing; Dennis Cope, Principal; Laura Curry, Creative Director of Research, Martha Droge, Planner, Sandt Dymale, Senior Associate; Lisa Scribante, Senior Associate.

In 2009, the leadership of the firm included: Principals: Bert Gregory, FAIA; Bill Kreager, FAIA, MIRM; Bill LaPatra, AIA; Brodie Bain, AIA, AICP; Bruce Williams, AIA; David Goldberg, AIA; Debra Guenther, ASLA; Dick Robison, AIA; Don Carlson, AIA; Doug Leigh, AIA, NCARB; Elizabeth MacPherson, IIDA, ASID; Fred Brown, AIA; Gordon Walker, AIA; Jerry McDevitt, AIA; Jim Bodoia, AIA; John Thomas, AIA; Kim Munizza, IIDA; Lee Copeland, FAIA; Lisa Folkins; Mike Omura, AIA; Paul Wanzer, AIA; Richard Franko, AIA; Ron van der Veen, AIA; Sandy Mendler, AIA; Tammie Schacher, AIA; Thom Emrich, AIA; Tom Nelson, AIA Vince Ferrese, AIA.

PCAD id: 1739