Kildow Photography, established in 1982, is dedicated to providing complete photographic services to the architecture and design community in Chicago. Through the years William Kildow has worked with many distinguished organizations in the local design and building industry. His clients also include several of Chicago's leading cultural, governmental, and religious institutions.


The Art Institute of Chicago
Austin AECOM CB Richard Ellis Chicago Children's Museum
Chicago Park District
Concord Homes
Cone Kalb Wonderlick ArchitectsDeStefano & Partners
DEI Inc.
Eifler and Associates Frederick Phillips and Associates Fourth Presbyterian church
Garofalo Architects Goettsch Partners
Hanno Weber & Associates Horwitz & Matthews
Jones Lang LaSalleLexington/Cambridge Homes
Norwood Builders
Otis Koglin Wilson Architects
Pappageorge & Haymes Ltd.
Pepper Construction
Perini Builders
Peter Schaudt Landscape Architecture
Schroeder Murchie- Niemiec
Gazda-Auskalnis Architects
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Tilton Kelly + Bell, LLC
U.S. Equities
Weese + DesignWheeler Kearns Architects Wolff Landscape Architecture

The successful collaboration between the photographer William Kildow and his clients has brought numerous awards to the project designers, such as the Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects Distinguished Building Award, Firm Award and Young Architects Award.

William Kildow's photographs appear in the book The New American House: Innovations in Residential Design and Construction 1 & 2 published by the Whitney Museum in 1995 & 1996. Ten Houses, Wheeler Kearns Architects published by Rockport in 1999. His work has also been published in numerous trade journals, including:

Architecture Magazine
Arhitectural Record
Contract Design
Inland Architect
Interior Design

William has been a member of the American Society of Media Photographers since 1989. He also has two lovely children (one of whom is the webmaster of this website) and plays an active role in community service organizations in the Chicago area, such as the Lake View Shelter.