JLK Architects is a full service WBE architecture firm specializing in the renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings, historic preservation, transit/infrastructure, and new construction projects. We are a team of close knit creatives and producers who enjoy collaborating to design better spaces and inspiring results.
Founded in 1992, JLK is the leader in Historic Preservation Architecture in Chicago. We are known for high quality work for many different kinds of clients, from high end house museums to budget conscious, developer-led reuse projects making use of the historic tax credits. We tailor our services to your project and budget, but our hands-on approach always remains consistent throughout our practice.
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JLK provides design services to public and private sector companies and organizations to help them work smarter and to meet their bottom line through efficient planning.
JLK was founded with a specialty in historic preservation. We have worked with many important historic buildings and structures all over Illinois and the Midwest and from all eras, from 1840 to 1975.
JLK understands the importance of transit in our daily lives in moving people safely and quickly throughout the Chicagoland area.