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About Richard "Dick" Hynes

Richard "Dick" Hynes is the owner and operator of Hynes Associates Architects and Interior Designers. He is an architect who constantly works hard to deliver extraordinary results. He holds the finest of education and experience in the architectural field and strives to create places that enhance the experience of the inhabitants.
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Professional Experience

April 1987 to Present – Principal, Hynes Associates. In this role, he offers a complete range of services including architectural, interior design, fine art selection, furnishings, and energy conservation and utilization.

During this period, Richard also gained experience in commercial, recreational, public and private residential projects, and real estate development consulting.

December 1984 through April 1986 – Development Coordinator for all California projects, Rooftree, Inc.

January 1976 through December 1984 – Founding Partner, Winters, Barr, Hynes, and Architects.

April 1975 through January 1976 – Sole proprietor, Richard Hynes, Architect.

March 1967 through April 1975 – Junior partner, Larson & Darby, Architects.

September 1965 through March 1967 – Architect-in-training, John R. MacLane, Architects.


University of Notre Dame, School of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture, 1965
Northern Illinois University: Postgraduate Art
College of Marin: Postgraduate Real Estate

Association of Licensed Architects
Registered Architect: Illinois, Wisconsin, California, and North Dakota
Registered Architect: National Council of Architectural
Registration Board (NCARB)
Registered Interior Designer: Illinois

Working drawings – AutoCAD 2014
Specification – SpecText

Four American Institute of Architects, Excellence in Architecture
Two Department of Energy Grants, Solor Energy Utilization
Four “Heart of Rockford” design awards

Private residence – Better homes & Gardens
Deck & Patio - Better homes & Gardens

Northern Illinois University
Rockford College
Rock Valley College
Blackhawk Technical Institute
Franklin Institute

Civic Involvements 

Board member, Greater Chicagoland, 
Better Business Bureau
Past Board Member, Rockford Art Museum
Past Board Member, Young at Art, Rockford Art Museum
Past Board Member, American Small Business Association
University Club of Rockford
Past Board Member, Charlotte’s Web for 
the Performing Arts
Past Board Member, Family Advocate, Inc.
Past Board Member, American Institute of Architects, Illinois Renewable Energy Utilization Committee

Client References
Mike Cavataio Greg Brown
3125 Ramsgate Road Vice President, Facilities
Rockford, IL 61114 
Supply Core Inc.
(815) 877-0345 
303 North Main street
Rockford, IL 61001
(815) 624-6127
Jonathan Whitelock Tim Mcdonnell
CSL Group Inc. McDonnell Construction
1710 Rural St. 828 Landmark Drive
Rockford, IL 61102 Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 494-4402 (815) 547-9555
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