Our Firm

AltusWorks was founded in 2003 based on the concept that existing buildings are renewable assets that contribute to the economic development of communities through their revitalization.

AltusWorks was founded in 2003 based on the concept that existing buildings are renewable assets that contribute to the economic development of communities through their revitalization.

AltusWorks is a technically oriented architectural design firm which applies a high level of expertise to the creative problem solving required for the restoration, adaptive reuse, rehabilitation, and expansion of existing and historic structures.

AltusWorks is Woman-Owned, based in Chicago, and committed to excellence in preservation and adaptive reuse.

AltusWorks is woman-owned, based in Chicago, and committed to excellence in preservation and adaptive reuse.

ALTUS is the Latin root of the noun altitude, meaning HIGH, OLD, EXPERT

Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

NCARB Registered, working in multiple states throughout the country

Professional Design Firm, Illinois Architect Corporation LEED Accredited Professionals Secretary of Interior’s Qualified Professionals:

Architectural Historian Historic Architect Historic Preservation Planner Historic Preservationist Historian

Accredited Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider (BECxP)   Self-Certified Design Professionals, City of Chicago