In 1954 the firm was established in Wichita, Kansas as Vanlandingham Renshaw and Hanney by William L. Hanney and Thomas G. Sanders, whose 27-year partnership defined the direction of the company.

Hanney & Associates continues to develop and redefine the architectural practice. The firm as been located at 1726 South Hillside since 1974, offering the client unprecedented stability and dependability.

Martin Hanney began the leadership of the firm in 1987.