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Cooper Carry history: A proud heritage of innovation

A timeline


Firm is founded by Walter Carry and Jerry Cooper; Jerry remains active in the practice today

January 1986

Cooper Carry opens Washington, DC office

May 1999

Cooper Carry opens New York City office


Cooper Carry is named No. 17 on Hotel and Motel Management Magazine Top 50 Design Firms


We relocate our Washington, DC regional office to a new sustainably designed space in Alexandria, VA

April 2008

Our Alexandria office renovation receives LEED-CI Gold certification


Cooper Carry is named No. 62 on Interior Design Magazine Top 100 Giants


Cooper Carry is named No. 193 on Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms

September 2009

We relocate our Atlanta office into sustainably designed office space downtown

January 2010

We kick off a year of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the firm

March 2010

Our Atlanta office renovation receives LEED-CI Platinum Certification

April 2010

Cooper Carry is named the NAIOP Maryland/DC Area Firm of the Year


Cooper Carry is named No. 59 in Architecture in Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, and in Top 100 Green Design Firms

November 2010:

Our Atlanta office renovation wins Atlanta Downtown Design Excellence Award for Office Design

February 2013:

Cooper Carry launches new website to reflect our leadership in Connective Architecture