Tarapata, MacMahon & Paulsen Associates (TMP)

by Brett Schlager. Tarapata, MacMahon, & Paulsen Associates (TMP), a Michigan-based firm with a nationwide practice, designed several buildings in the Copper Country. Biography In 1959 a young Peter Tarapata and Charles H. MacMahon founded an architectural design firm called Tarapata-MacMahon Associates, Inc. In 1961, Tarapata and MacMahon bought the old Tuscarora School to be… Read more Tarapata, MacMahon & Paulsen Associates (TMP)

Suomi College, Finlandia Hall

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by Brett Schlager Architect: TMP Associates, Inc. Location: Finlandia University Campus, Hancock Built: 1983-1984 Contractor: Herman Gundlach, Inc. Finlandia Hall is a four-story, 192-room, co-ed student dormitory that is home to 184 students.1¬†Finlandia Hall was completed and ready for occupation in September of 1984 after a $3.5 million loan from the Federal Department of Education.2… Read more Suomi College, Finlandia Hall

Detroit & Northern Savings and Loan Association

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by Brett Schlager Architect: TMP Associates, Inc. Alternative Name: Republic Bank, Citizens Bank Location: 400 Quincy Street, Hancock Built: 1972 Contractor: Herman Gundlach, Inc. Founded in Hancock as the Northern Michigan Building & Loan Association, Detroit & Northern Savings and Loan Association has served as a major financial establishment in Northern Michigan for over 100… Read more Detroit & Northern Savings and Loan Association