LCM is a 60-plus-person firm providing traditional architecture services and is an industry leader in ADA and FHA accessibility consulting. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, LCM serves clients nationwide.

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Remembering Jack Catlin, LCM Founding Partner

While Jack is recognized nationwide as a leader in accessibility and inclusive design, he was affectionately known for his humility, humanity, and humor.




Our architectural design team brings engaging and thoughtful design with careful attention to detail to collaboratively address the unique project goals of our clients.


ADA Accessibility

Our ADA accessibility practice brings an architect’s sophistication of aesthetics and a deep understanding of the application and background of the ADA standards and regulations to a broad range of facility types and ownership groups.


FHA Accessibility

Our FHA accessibility consulting group serves architects, developers, contractors, investors, attorneys, and government agencies on the design and construction of multi-family developments from coast to coast.



Through careful research, analysis, and strategic thinking, LCM works with a wide range of stakeholders to develop high value communities and spaces.


Interior Design

From emerging trends to traditional décor, LCM’s transformative and detail-oriented designs create light, colorful, and engaging spaces to reinforce client brands and needs.

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Inclusive Design

We design and consult on strategies that integrate the Principles of Universal Design. In this spirit, we contribute to environments that provide for dignified use of spaces by all individuals.

Multifamily developments designed by LCM in the last FIVE years
States LCM has provided
ADA/FHA Services
LCM has reviewed over
245,000 dwelling units
Facilities reviewed in conjunction with ADA Complaints
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Trending Amenities and How to Make Them Work

Over the past decade, people's expectations from multifamily residences have evolved. A growing demographic of high-income renters has generated a highly competitive market for this type of housing developments. 

Accessible Multifamily Housing Makes Good $ense 

People with disabilities are the only minority that can be discriminated against solely by the design of the built environment. Design requirements of the Fair Housing Amendments Act are intended to remedy this inequity. Today 61 million adult Americans have a disability that impacts major life activities. As the population ages the need for appropriately designed housing will only grow.

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Guide to Accessibility Success in
Design and Construction

ADA Standards and other accessibility guidelines recognize construction tolerances but don't identify acceptable tolerances for specific measurements.

Want to know what our team is listening to?

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