WJW is Hiring!

Career opportunities at WJW! We are seeking a motivated, mission-driven, and technically savvy architecture licensure candidate with 1-3 years of experience to join our team. The position requires: Participation in collaborative design process BIM modeling experience in ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules Familiarity…


WJW receives ARCO/Murray Designer of the Year award

WJW was recently recognized by ARCO/Murray as a 2019 Designer of the Year! Todd, Liezel, Jacquie, Connor and John attended the reception on behalf of WJW for this annual award, which acknowledges the top building contractors, interior contractors, vendors, and designers with whom ARCO/Murray has worked over the course of the year. WJW is proud of our ongoing collaboration with ARCO/Murray…


Grand Opening of Clark-Estes Apartments

Todd and Jacquie recently attended the official grand opening of Clark-Estes Apartments, a new mixed-use development located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Once home to the now-demolished Adelphi Theater, the project site is located on a lot that has been vacant for over a decade. The transit-oriented development helps to heal the fragmented…


Groundbreaking for Ravenswood Senior Living

Mike, Keith, and Albert represented WJW at the groundbreaking ceremony held for Ravenswood Senior Living on January 23rd, 2020. Remarks at the ceremony were given by a number of dignitaries: Alderman Matt Martin of Chicago’s 47th Ward; Samir Mayekar, Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood and Economic Development with the City of Chicago; James L. Bebley, Acting…


Cheers to a successful 2019!

WJW recently celebrated a successful 2019, raising a glass to the many professional and personal accomplishments of the year at our annual holiday party.

Thank you to all who helped make this year a great one, and we look forward to a healthy and prosperous 2020!


WJW holiday group

WJW celebrates with Wayne Smallwood and the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition

Todd and Heidi attended the Affordable Assisted Living Coalition (AALC) annual conference on October 23. The reception provided an opportunity for attendees to “roast” retiring long-time Executive Director Wayne Smallwood. Wayne and the AALC have for years championed the affordable assisted living industry in Springfield and in Washington, DC, and provided training and mentoring for…


WJW welcomes Parahita!

Parahita joined WJW in fall of 2019. Previously, she worked for an architecture firm in the Chicagoland area managing fast-paced corporate retail interior projects located in multiple states, as well as workplace renovation projects of a corporate office. Prior to her time in the commercial sector, Parahita worked at a Chicago-based architecture firm working on…


Greenview Place Supportive Living Facility 10-year anniversary

Todd recently participated in the 10-year anniversary celebration for Greenview Place Supportive Living Facility, with festivities for residents and speeches by dignitaries including Congressman Mike Quigley. The 107-unit community in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood looks as good as new! Designed with intergenerational connections to the adjacent church and school, and linking a neighborhood of single-family homes…