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K2 studio is expanding its focus to a wide array of commercial projects, ranging from breweries to concert halls to restaurants. With is long architectural history, K2 looks to create commercial spaces to support the everyday use of the employed user, as well as the visiting client. These designs look to accommodate and at times reinvent the desired user experience.





Illinois Brick Showroom, 2217 South Loomis, Chicago

Illinois Brick Company under Loomis Sampson Holding, LLC. (a Subsidiary of SouthField Corp.), Jerry Vinci executive Vice President, 4000 SF complete new buildout of stand-alone building, Product showroom and contractor retail.


Baderbrau brewery, Chicago

Baderbrau Brewery, Rob Sama Owner, 22,000 SF, brew house production, canning and packaging with tap room, retail and office


Moody Tongue Brewery, 2136 South Peoria Street, Chicago

JBR Brewing, LLC, Jarad Rouben and Jeremy Cohn CEO, 2,000 SF interior buildout with new exterior entry for Moody Tongue new tasting room with small kitchen and limited brewing area scope.


H&M tenant lease buildout, Shoppes at Grand Prairie Mall, Building 300, Peoria, Illinois

Local Architect of record in coordination with Office AO architecture (NY)

H & M Hennes & Mauritz L.P., Tim Andrada Rep, over 20,000 SF, ground floor retail store, store number 471, 563 occupancy, inclusive of Land Lord buildout coordination of new constructed rear addition.


Thalia Hall, Chicago

Thalia hall theater and Duseks restuarant, Bruce Finkleman and Craig Golden Owner, 15,000 SF, 800 person live music venue theater (upper 2nd and 3rd floors and Duseks restaurant (first and lower level)


Lagunitas Brewery, Chicago

Lagunitas Brewery, Tony Magee Owner, 18,000 SF build out area within overall brewery manufacturing space, taproom / restaurant build-out with extending sky-bridge walk system


Say Beignet, ‘The Promonade’, 627 east Boughton Rd. units 305 + 310

(name changed to Sage Kitchen)

Jackie Herrerias and Edwin Rios, 2500 SF, 88 occupancy restaurant, coffee house and bar interior



Graham Elliot LLC, 5100 SF, 160 occupancy restaurant / bar interior, 4-star chef’s “bistronomic restaurant


HOuse of Glunz tavern, 1206 North Wells, Chicago

House of Glunz, Christopher Donovan, 2750 SF, bar / lounge / restaurant interior


Bella Bronze, 1503 South Michigan, Chicago

Masa Management Group LLC, 3300 SF tan and body spa interior


Vinum wine bar, 600 West Van Buren Street, Chicago

Paola Perez, 2100 SF wine shop and tasting room


Edge bar, 1710 W Division, Chicago

Momo Enterprize LLC, Anastacio Gonzales, 2500 SF, 190 occupancy bar/lounge new construction


Highland Park FOrd Lincoln mercury dealership, 1333 Park Ave. Highland Park, Il.

Ford Dealership, Dealership remodeling with new front façade and signage


Zoom Kitchen three, 900 N Rush

Zoom Kitchen LLC, Interior new construction 4500 SF restaurant


Zoom Kitchen four, 247 S State

Zoom Kitchen LLC, Interior new construction 3500 SF restaurant, prototype design


Bungalow tavern, Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois

Jimmy Higgens, Interior construction 2500 SF bar / lounge


GINOS EAST restaurant, 315 Front Street, wheaten, Illinois

Bravo Foods, 3000 SF Conversion of firehouse to Restaurant


GINOS EAST restaurant, Chicago, Illinois

Bravo Foods, Interior restaurant build out, conversion of Planet Hollywood


GINOS EAST restaurant, Milwaukee, Libertyville

Bravo Foods, Interior restaurant build out,  strip retail center vanilla box as a Gino’s East.


El Pacifico restaurant, 1353 West Belmont Ave., Chicago

El Pacifico,2500 SF  Interior Mexican restaurant build out.


Topo Gigio Wells and North Avenue, Chicago

Italian Restaurant.


RETAIL CENTER, VILLAGE PLAZA, Buffalo Grove, Illinois:

Lieberman Realty, 25,000 s.f. Retail/Office Facility at 400 W. Dundee


RETAIL CENTER, TOWN CENTER, Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Melvin Simon & Associates, 160,000 s.f. Retail Center first phase

Second phase additional 80,000 s.f.


2044 W. ROSCOE, Chicago, Illinois,

Advantage Properties, New construction of commercial space with six residential units above.


2003 S. HALSTED, Chicago, Illinois

Podmajersky & Associates, 4 x commercial storefront rehabilitation with second floor addition


1908, 1919, 2010 S. HALSTED, Chicago, Illinois

Podmajersky & Associates, Commercial storefront rehabilitation


100 FOREST PLACE, Oak Park, Illinois

RESCORP Development, Inc. 10,000 s.f. Commercial for residential development- see residential


ARLINGTON PLAZA, Arlington Heights, Illinois

RESCORP Development Inc, Primary Architect, 40,000 s.f. Commercial Space, Downtown P.U.D. T.I.F. for residential development- see residential projects


BROADVIEW TOWN CENTER PHASE 1, Roosevelt at 13th Ave, Broadview, Illinois- in progress

 Karry L Young, 16,000 s.f. commercial with 34 units above (phase 1 of 3)


Horshoe casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, IN

Harrahs Entertainment Inc, Land based pavilion remodeling and bridge connection to boat


FOUR POINTS SHERIDEN, 630 N. Rush, Chicago, Illinois

Marcus Corporation, 226 Room Atrium Hotel with two floors retail and an indoor parking garage


HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS, Brighton, Michigan,

Knights Enterprise, 140-room newly constructed hotel with conference rooms, pool.


BEST WESTERN TOWNE INN, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Maple Hall, Inc., Renovation of historic 12 story Straus Building into hotel and banquet facilities.


INN AT NORTH BRUNSWICK, North Brunswick, New Jersey

Times Square Partners, Existing hotel renovation.

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