Morgan Hare earned his undergraduate degree from Amherst College in 1984, where he received the Fayerweather Award for independent study. He studied at the Urban Institute for Architecture in New York, earned his Master’s degree in Architecture at Yale in 1992, and holds a Certificate in Construction Management from New York University. Morgan founded and managed his own contracting firm in New York for six years after college, focusing on design/build residential projects. After graduate school, Morgan started a design and construction management practice, Measure Studio, in New York, and in 1995 Morgan founded Leroy Street Studio with Marc Turkel.