California lic. C24965 / Florida lic. AR101493

hemmingerarchitects - Principal Charles Hemminger - is a San Francisco based architectural firm, specializing in unique adaptive re-use projects of once industrial properties throughout the Bay Area. A partial list of projects includes: the San Francisco Heath Ceramics complex completed in 2015 - is a 60,000 sf mixed-use development combining ceramic production, art galleries and restaurants (Heath Ceramics, Blue Bottle Coffee, Tartine Manufactury Restaurant, the Boiler Room Gallery). The 3000-3030 20th Street Arts/Culinary complex, completed in 2012 - is an adaptive re-use of a historic manufacturing facility, home to art galleries and restaurants (Central Kitchen, Salumeria, Trick Dog, Southern Exposure Gallery). The 1890 Bryant Arts Complex, is a 130,000 sf conversion of an industrial property to the largest working artist community in San Francisco, along with accessory production spaces for Heath Ceramics and the new Ernest Restaurant. Other Industrial renovations includes breweries, coffee roasteries, event spaces, high end retail stores and arts and recreational facilities.    

In addition to large and small scale adaptive re-use projects, Charles Hemminger, has been the Architect for many iconic restaurant projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Working directly with celebrated chefs and restaurateurs, along with talented teams of kitchen designers, consulting engineers, interior designers and general contractors. A partial list of projects includes: Gabriella Camara’s Cala, Chad Robertson and Liz Prueitt’s Tartine Manufactory, Paul Einbund’s The Morris, Azhar Hasheem’s Tawla, Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski’s State Bird Provisions and The Progress. Ne Timeas Restaurant Group/Chef Thomas McNaughton’s Flour and Water, Central Kitchen, Salumeria, Trick Dog. Michelle Polzine’s 20th Century Café and Dave Muller and Lana Porcelli’s much loved Outerlands . . .  
Current Hospitality Projects:Chef/Owners Corey Lee- San Ho Won, Brandon Rice’s Ernest Restaurant, Fiorella Restaurant Group- Fiorella Sunset, Napa Valley Hotel/Spa/Restaurant to be named, and others...



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CA. lic. C24965 FL. lic. AR101493