Michael Uhlenhake

Michael Uhlenhake

Cincinnati, OH, US



With over 70 projects in Over the Rhine & beyond, my firm is founded upon knowledge of historic structures, modern architecture & urban contexts.   As architect and developer,  I approach design with pragmatic, sustainable and innovative concepts. Having lived and worked in Over the Rhine for over 20 years, I have a thorough understanding of Over the Rhine.

My past work includes realized constructions for new & entire building renovations/additions for projects including:
• Residential:  Multi-unit lofts & apartments, lodging houses and private residences.
• Commercial:  Restaurants/bars/cafes/night clubs; retail shops/boutiques/galleries; professional & medical offices; churches &  non-profits

My firm is highly experienced with the following:
• Building Permit Processing
• Building Code Review Board Presentation
• Change of Use or Occupancy
• International Building Code
• Fire Resistance Rated Construction & Separations
• Means of Egress
• Accessibility Standards/ Universal Design
• Chapter 3410 Compliance Alternatives for Existing Construction
• Interior Design
• Site and Landscape Design
• Historic District Design Guidelines
• Exterior Color Selections
• Historic Review Board Presentation
• Historic Tax Credits and Documentation
• Health Code Guidelines for Commercial Kitchens and Bars
• As-Built Drawings & Documentation
• Construction Supervision & Management
• Condominium Documents
• Renderings, Marketing Materials & Sales Brochures
• Physical models and Computer Generated Modeling
• Maquettes for Theme Parks and Musea Worldwide
• Exhibit Design and Art Direction
• LEED Certification, Energy Efficient & Green Design


Michael A. Uhlenhake, Architect, Cincinnati, OH, US, president

Aug 1995 - current


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati , BArch, Arhcitecture

Bachelor of Architecture
minor in Urban Design

Aug 1984 - Jun 1991


DIY Urbanism Competition, Award

People's Choice Award


Architect of the Year, Award

Star Award
Architect of the Year


Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, Other


Areas of Specialization