MSA Architects is founded by Mike Schuster
MSA completes its first project: a new handicapped ramp at All Saints Episcopal Church in Cincinnati’s Pleasant Ridge.
The first MSA Opening Day celebration
MSA Architects moves into its first downtown location.
Pete Rose becomes all-time hit leader with career hit #4192
The Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable and Nintendo are released.
MSA grows beyond a sole proprietorship and begins to hire additional staff.
Comet Halley reaches the closest point to the Earth, during its second visit to the solar system in the 20th century.
Argentina, behind the golden foot of Diego Maradona, wins the World Cup
MSA begins working with Cincinnati restaurant icon: Frisch’s Big Boy
Dwayne Boso joins MSA.
MSA’s awarded first major retail project: The Showcase Center in Fairfield, Ohio.
MSA’s first graphic design project: Parking Company of America
Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 22.6% in single session on Black Monday
MSA Architects wins design awards – 2 AIA local and 2 AIA state awards.
(July 12) All-Star Game returns to Riverfront Stadium Danny Johnson, Barry Larkin and Chris Sabo represent the Reds
(Sept 16) Tom Browning becomes first pitcher in Reds history to throw a perfect game
U.S. presidential election – Vice President George H. W. Bush is elected
Discovery launched as first post-Challenger space shuttle flight
MSA corporate experience expands as work begins on the historic PNC (formerly Central Trust) Tower in Downtown Cincinnati.
Kathy Theobald joins MSA.
Cincinnati Bengals win the AFC Championship.
Exxon Valdez oil spill devastates Alaska’s Prince William Sound
MSA develops design concept sketches for the Queen City Square Skyscraper in Downtown Cincinnati
Keith Hall joins MSA.
Reds clinch Western Division Title and become only NL team to hold 1st place for entire season
(Oct 20) Reds win 5th World Series Title after improbable win against the Oakland A’s
Iraq invades Kuwait leading to the Gulf War.
MSA selected to lead design efforts on the redevelopment of Forest Fair Mall, the largest indoor retail complex in Greater Cincinnati.
Cold War ends as the USSR dissolves.
The Gulf War is waged in the Middle East, by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations, led by the U.S. and United Kingdom, against Iraq.
MSA begins work for both Four Seasons and Rivertowne Marinas – two of the largest maritime facilities along the Ohio River
MSA awarded first Higher Education client – Wilmington College
The University of Cincinnati Bearcats Men’s Basketball team advances to the NCAA Final Four
U.S. presidential election – Bill Clinton defeats President George H. W. Bush
MSA begins working with Lenscrafters on a national retail rebrand and rollout.
MSA Architects wins award as one of Cincinnati’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies
MSA begins working relationship with the City of Cincinnati
MSA’s first religious projects – St. Simon Roman Catholic Church and Summerside United Methodist Church.
Truck Bomb explodes under the World Trade Center in NYC, killing 6 and injuring thousands.
MSA Architects moves to its current office location at 316 W. 4th Street and now has over 20 employees
MSA selected to “paint the vision” for what will eventually become the Backstage Entertainment District in Downtown Cincinnati.
MSA redesigns the Glenway Medical Center for the Good Samaritan Hospital system.
Dixie Terminal renovations started in Downtown Cincinnati.
Northridge earthquake kills 72, injures 9,000 and causes $20 billion in damage.
MSA begins work on the Guilford School Building Preservation & Redevelopment Project in Cincinnati.
Nestor Melnyk joins MSA.
University of Cincinnati German Cultural Center Renovation project begins.
Barry Larkin wins NL MVP
Oklahoma City bombing kills 168 and wounds 800.
Following the 1994 elections, Republicans gain control of both the House and Senate for the first time since 1955.
MSA begins the Graphic Design of Universal Studios Superhero Island in Orlando, Florida
Sep 1 – In Ohio the record for the “World’s Largest Chicken Dance” was broken in Canfield with 72,000 people dancing.
Riverfront Stadium officially renamed Cinergy Field
(September) Barry Larkin becomes first shortstop in ML history to join prestigious 30/30 club
U.S. presidential election – Bill Clinton is re-elected
MSA renovates Fountain Square for the City of Cincinnati
MSA selected as Architect for the Baldwin Hall Renovation at the University of Cincinnati
Quality Hotel Riverview in Covington, Kentucky selects MSA to redesign the downtown landmark
Sparked by a global economic crisis scare, the Dow Jones Industrial Average follows world markets and plummets 554.26, or 7.18%, to 7,161.15
MSA begins working with the Sisters of Notre Dame on their Mother House in the Cincinnati suburb of Reading, Ohio.
MSA works on the redevelopment of the historic campus of Union Institute and University
MSA begins lighting renovations to the historic Hamilton County Courthouse
MSA becomes major public proponent in the Baseball on Main Campaign to keep the Reds on the Riverfront vs moving the stadium to the Broadway location
Nicholson’s Pub completed in Cincinnati’s Backstage Entertainment District
Bill Baker joins MSA.
Chris Bujnak joins MSA.
MSA begins work on first major K-12 campus project for the Barnesville Exempted Village School District.
MSA hired as owners design consultant for the new Cincinnati Reds Ballpark.
MSA Architects wins its first AIA Ohio architectural award for the Backstage Entertainment District.
MSA works on the Headquarters of the Kentucky Speedway.
The Cincinnati Bengals play their first game in Paul Brown Stadium
U.S. presidential election – George W. Bush wins by 537 votes in Florida in contested election against the incumbent Vice President Al Gore, and is elected 43rd President of the United States
Design and planning work on the new Stadium complex for St. Xavier High School begins.
The idea of “MSA Sport” as a specialized division of the firm is brainstormed.
MSA completes the Siddall Hall Renovation at the University of Cincinnati
Terrorists hijack four planes and crash them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania killing nearly 3,000 people and injuring over 6,000. All civilian air traffic is suspended for 3 days, the first time an unplanned suspension had occurred.
Knowledgeworks Foundation new headquarters in downtown Cincinnati is completed.
Steve Langenkamp joins MSA.
MSA begins working for Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.
The Ohio State University Buckeyes win the BCS National Championship
(Dec 31) More than 25,000 spectators flood downtown Cincinnati to witness the 37 second implosion of Cinergy Field
MSA selected to Master Plan and design the expansion/ renovation of Miami University’s Yager Stadium Complex.
Chris Patek joins MSA.
MSA hired to lead the Outdoor Athletic Master Plan for Cincinnati Public Schools.
Great American Ballpark debuts
Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates upon re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere, killing all 7 astronauts.
The Pub at Fourth Street Live! is completed
MSA completes new Campus Center project at Miami University Middletown
The $7.8 million Springfield Township Public Safety Center Complex was completed.
MSA begins work on multiple stations for the City of Fairborn Fire Department
(June 19) Ken Griffey Jr. hits 500th home run in St. Louis
The social networking site Facebook is launched.
MSA begins Master Planning of the Scarlet Oaks Career Campus for the Great Oaks Career Campus System
Amy Benetti joins MSA.
MSA, in association of Shepley Bulfinch of Boston, begins work on Xavier University Campus Master Plan
Hurricane Katrina devastates the Gulf Coast, killing at least 1,836 people and causing $81 billion in damage, making it the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.
Symmes Township Public Safety Building completed
MSA selected by Highland Local School District for their new $42 million K-12 Campus north of Columbus
Aaron Harang leads NL with 216 strikeouts and ties for the league lead with 16 wins
Democrats retake control of both houses of Congress, and gain a majority of state governorships (28-22).
MSA begins design work on the Blue Ash Recreation Center
Maria Bostrom joins MSA.
MSA Architects wins AIA Ohio Honor Award for Urban Design for Government Transit Center
MSA Architects wins AIA Cincinnati Merit Award for Government Transit Center
Brandon Phillips becomes 2nd second baseman in ML history to reach the 30/30 plateau
Recession officially begins in December.
The new Mayerson Jewish Community Center is completed.
Dan Montgomery joins MSA.
New headquarters designed for Kendle International in Cincinnati’s Carew Tower
Joey Votto hits 24 homers and finishes 2nd in NL Rookie of the Year voting
U.S. presidential election – Barack Obama elected 44th, and first African-American, President of the United States.
MSA Architects becomes Official Architect of the Cincinnati Reds
MSA hired to design the Sheakley Athletic Complex for the University of Cincinnati
Brandon Phillips becomes only player in franchise history to produce 20 doubles, 20 homers and 20 steals in 3 consecutive seasons
Pop icon Michael Jackson dies, creating the largest public mourning for an entertainer since the death of Elvis Presley.
The Soccer Stadium opens on the campus of Northern Kentucky University
MSA Architects celebrates its 25th year & 25th annual MSA Opening Day Celebration, with 41 employees & guests in attendance
Reds Spring Training moves west, taking up training at Goodyear Park in Arizona
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico explodes, sending millions of gallons of oil into the sea – the worst oil spill in American history.
MSA makes history when it wins an unprecedented seven awards at the CDAs.
MSA Architects opens Columbus office
NKU Soccer Stadium featured in Athletic Business Magazine
MSA Architects wins the AIA Ohio Gold Medal Firm Award one of four Cincinnati firms to win in the history of the award
Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda and mastermind of the September 11 attacks, is killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan by Navy Seals Team 6.
MSA Sport awarded the commission to design the Airport Park for the City of Blue Ash – one of the largest park infrastructure projects in the country.
Reds Opening Day is a Ceremonial City Holiday in Cincinnati as a result of the MSA-led “Make It Official” Campaign.
The 60th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign over the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is celebrated world-wide.
MSA is hired by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority for work at Port Columbus International Airport, Rickenbacker Inland Port, and Bolton Field.
The Columbus Blue Jackets return to the ice after the 119 day NHL lockout.
The 113th Congress of the United States is sworn in on January 3rd, 2013.