Welcome to 

API Architects

Who we are:

Formed in 2008, API Architects is a full service architectural firm experienced in a wide range of project types and adapting to the needs of individual, local, regional, and national clients.

How are we different:

As a firm with a primary dedication to our clients needs, we understand the unique design challenges inherent in the project types. With close and established relationships with local engineers and contractors, we have the ability to work around compact schedules and complex design problems. In addition, our architects and engineers have extensive experience working on a wide range of  projects, from retail, to restaurants, to residential and food services which include remodels and new construction.

As we work closely with owners no matter how big or small the problem, we always strive to keep open lines of communication. We place great emphasis on forging strong client relationships along with meeting the clients building needs, for us a well designed and constructed building is not the only goal, we strive to meet all the owner’s needs. Whatever your vision may be, we are here with the knowledge to help make it a reality.

Why our Clients Choose API:

We believe that architecture is more than the built environment; it is about the people who use the building and the relationship we have with our clients. This vision
drives us to form lasting relationships without clients.
We bring our reputation, quality of work, and personal attention to all projects big or small. 




Year Established
Chicago Self Certification
Program Credentials
States Licensed in:




  • Architectural and Engineering Design
  • New Construction/ Additions/ Remodels
  • Site Analysis
  • Programming
  • Preliminary Cost Studies
  • Budget Evaluation
  • Corporate Initiatives and Equipment Roll Outs
  • Permit Coordination and Code Research
  • Bidding and Construction Administration
  • Existing Construction Documentation
  • ADA Compliance Reports
  • Architectural Forensic Reports
  • Lease Drawings
  • Interior Design



The Kroger Company


Pick 'n Save

Metro Market

Food 4 Less

Ralphs/ Food4Less

Carnicerias Jimenez 


Chicago Fitness

Family Dollar

Tires Plus

Hudson News

Nuts on Clark


Citizens Bank

Chase Bank

Novotny and Associates

Bank Financial

Fyzical Therapy and Balance- Centers

Romanek- Properties


Mix Use

Single Family

Multi - Family

Food Service



El Milargo Taqueria

Burrito Station

Max and Erma's

Benedictine University- Cafeteria

El Popocatepetl Industries




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Contact Us:

2675 Pratum Avenue,

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192


Email: Ken@api-architects.net

Tel: 312.505.1392