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Tag Archives: History

An Idea Before It’s Time? The First Rodome

This year, Nacht & Lewis is celebrating 94 years in business. With this many years of experience, it is valuable to occasionally look back at the past to put our present in perspective. Our founder, Leonard Starks, briefly partnered with E.C.Hemmings in 1923 to design the Elks Building prior to Hemmings death in 1924. Hemmings had a long history of quality work in the Sacramento area and was respected by the local …Read More

Buildings for Change

In our 93 year history, the tools have changed but our commitment to advancing the practice has remained. “At Nacht & Lewis, the doorway to the main floor is framed by two distinct pieces of art. One was a drawing from the late 1800’s by Leonard Starks, the founder of Nacht & Lewis. Carefully ruled lines and angles marked with a drafting pencil detail delicate filigree and facade to fill …Read More

A Trip Back in Time – Exploring the Legacy of Nacht & Lewis

Our firm has a rich history in Sacramento, which is no surprise after being in business for 92 years. With the legacy of our name, we take great pride in understanding and honoring some of the architectural gems from the past that have connections to our firm owners throughout the years. This is why we created the Nacht & Lewis History Project in 2012. What is the Nacht & Lewis History …Read More

Celebrating Our Past. Cultivating Our Future.

Throughout nine decades, Nacht & Lewis has adapted, grown, strategized, designed and collaborated to provide our clients quality design services time and time again. Our rich history includes more than 91 years of timeless and innovative design projects, all setting the foundation for our current momentum. With our experienced team, tremendous energy to succeed and collaborative culture, we look forward to maintaining the services that our clients care most about. A …Read More