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Allen Villanueva, AIA

Allen Villanueva is a licensed architect with over 28 years experience. In 2003 Mr. Villanueva opened his own architectural firm, STUDIO Villanueva Architecture LLC. He has spent over 18 years designing and managing modest to high-end residential projects ranging in size from 2,000 to 9,500 sq ft. The projects range from single room renovations to additions to new construction of custom homes.

Mr. Villanueva has worked at several major Chicago architectural firms including Lucien Lagrange Architects, Holabird and Root and Murphy/Jahn. This has given him extensive experience in several building types as well as exposure to international work. He has extensive experience in designing, staffing, project managing and establishing client relationships for multiple projects simultaneously.

New Design and Construction of Residential Projects Include:

  • 6,500 sq ft residence, 1210 Michigan, Evanston
  • 5,500 sq ft residence in The Pinnacle, 21 E. Huron
  • 5,000 sq ft single family home, 1240 N. Astor Street
  • 4,500 sq ft single family home, 2241 N. Freemont
  • 4,500 sq ft single family home, 715 N. Sheridan Rd
  • 4,000 sq ft high rise residence, 55 E. Erie
  • 3,000 sq ft single family home, 1244 N. State Parkway

Additions and Renovations of Recent Projects Include:

  • 6,000 sq ft renovation/restoration, 1250 N Lake Shore Drive
  • 4,725 sq ft renovation, addition, outdoor space 849 W. Webster, Lincoln Park
  • 4,500 sq ft renovation, 1530 N. State Parkway
  • 4,200 sq ft renovation, 2033 N. Kenmore, Lincoln Park
  • 4,000 sq ft renovation/restoration, 1244 N. State Parkway
  • 4,000 sq ft extensive renovation, 55 E. Erie
  • 3,200 sq ft complete renovation, 612 Oakdale
  • 3,000 sq ft complete renovation, 1727 N. Hudson
  • 3,000 sq ft renovation, 1530 N. State Parkway
  • 2,000 sq ft partial renovation, 221 Cary, Highland Park
  • 1,625 sq ft renovation/addition, 2546 Dayton, Lincoln Park
  • Kitchen & Bath renovation, Lakeview
  • Bathroom renovations, Astor Street and N. Peoria
  • Kitchen & family room renovation, Park Ridge
  • Two porches/front façade renovations in Lakeview
  • Three bathroom renovations

Other major project experience includes the New Design and Construction of the following Residential Projects:

  • Six residences in Park Tower, 800 N. Michigan
  • Two single family town homes, Lincoln Park
  • Two residences in Gold Coast, 65 E. Goethe
  • Historic single floor residence in Gold Coast, Astor Street
  • Penthouse residence in Bloomingdales, 900 N. Michigan Ave.

Mr. Villanueva’s specialty is designing homes to reflect his clients’ personal style. The selection of unique, quality finish materials is a signature aspect of his work. Custom designing residences allowed him to expand his capabilities to include custom furniture, fireplaces and other built-in furniture finishes. Finally, the finishing touches of a custom home often include furniture and fabric selection.