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Denise Orr | Senior Project Manager

Denise Orr

Denise Orr has 25 years of experience in Architectural Design and Planning, Project Management, and Construction Administration. Her career has been focused on Retail/Entertainment and Mixed-Use Development, however more recently she has gained experience with Civic and Higher Education Projects. Her projects span the globe in North America, Europe, India, and throughout Asia.

Denise received a Bachelor’s of Science degree with Honors from Art Center College of Design. She is active in the Urban Land Institute and American Institute of Architects, as well as Valley Partnership. In 2008, Denise was awarded the ‘Heritage Restoration Award’ from the City of South Pasadena for excellence in Historic Commercial Facade Renovation.


One on One with Denise:


Who is your favorite architect?

My favorite architect is Louis Kahn. An oldie, but a goodie. What inspires me is his elegant lines and simplicity of materials.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I really enjoy anything outdoors, especially hiking, wake surfing and skiing with my family.

Did you have a nickname as a child?

When I was young, I had a grease school teacher that used to called me Little Orr, so that stuck through high school. He was always the announcer for our local parades and made it a point to shout it out when I walked by. Mesa had two parades every year :)



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