KERRY IRA LEVIN
2019, Research & Development Award, Cantilevered Boat Shelters
1991, Neighborhood Redevelopment Award, Townhome Urban Infill Project
1989, Award for Development Excellence, Townhome Design and Construction
1986, Award for Architectural Excellence, Restaurant Renovation
1985, Construction Excellence Award, Office Building Adaptive Reuse
1985, Award for Architectural Excellence, Office Building Renovation
1980, Award for Design Excellence, Residential Addition
Publications: Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Pioneer Press, Daily Herald, Building Design & Construction, Builder Magazine, “Ask the Architect” in Builders Without Borders, Better Homes and Gardens.
Lectures: University of Illinois School of Architecture, Catholic University of America, Loyola University, Oakton Community College, Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects, Japanese Architects Consortium, Museum of Science and Industry, National Home Office Assoc., Lions and Rotary Clubs, lending institutions, schools, & civic organizations.
Appearances: HGTV National “Dreambuilders,” Commercial Real Estate Review, Showcase Chicago, Continental CableVision Local Celebrities, and various local productions and talk shows.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIIATIONS (Current and Previous)
AIA American Institute of Architects
APA American Planning Association
SARA Society of American Registered Architects
EAA Environmental Assessment Assoc.
NCARB Nat’l Council of Architectural Registration Boards
NAR National Association of Realtors
NAREA National Association of Real Estate Appraisers
IAR Illinois Association of Realtors
1980-Present Levin Associates Architects; Des Plaines, IL Principal
Founder and President of four division, integrated building service firm. Design/Build Services include Land Planning, Building Design, Interior Design, Graphics & Rendering, Site/Building Engineering, Flood Plain Remediation, Construction Management, and General Contracting. Real Estate Services include Property Management, Building Maintenance, Real Estate Brokerage, and Property Development.
1977-1980 James March Goldberg Architect; Lake Forest, IL Associate
Residential and Commercial Design, Renderings, Working Drawings and Construction Management.
1976-1977 Henry Addison Restaurant Design; Skokie, IL Designer/Draftsman
Restaurant Design, Working Drawings, Construction Administration and Supervision of Equipment Installation.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
1980-Present Registrations & Designations
Licensed Architect: States of Wisconsin, Illinois (current.) Indiana, Missouri, Arizona, Washington , New Jersey (previous.) NCARB Certified. Licensed Contractor: State of Illinois, various locales. Licensed Realtor, States of Illinois, Wisconsin
1977-Present Continuing Education
Ongoing Courses on Architectural Design, Land Planning, Flood Plain Engineering, Interior Design, Solar Design, Environmental Inspection, Property Appraisal, Real Estate Brokerage, Property Management, Business Management.
1973-1976 University of Illinois ‑ Champaign/Urbana, IL.
High Honors Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, first ever granted in 3 academic years. Dean’s List, Gargoyle Architectural Honor Society, 1 of Top 5 Freshman in Architecture of 1300 students.