1960

Robert’s son Charles R. Johnstone joins the firm.

1949

Robert Johnstone hard at work in his thriving architecture studio.

2018

Over 70 years later, and Apex Design Build has evolved into a world class company, integrating design and construction for premium healthcare facilities across the United States.

2012

Offering a full range of design, architecture, and construction services, the firm rebrands as Apex Design Build.

2008-2010

Steve’s sons—Randy, Sam and Bruce—join the firm and become the fourth generation of the Johnstone family at Millwood Services.

2006

Having developed a firm widely recognized for its healthcare design capabilities and its renowned cabinetry brand, Millwood Services continues to grow in healthcare architecture, design and construction management.

1992

Johnstone Contracting is renamed Millwood Services to better reflect their new manufacturing capabilities.

1985

As the second and third generations expand the business, Johnstone Contracting relocates to a larger facility and begins manufacturing its own brand of millwork for both residential and healthcare clients.

 

1946

With the war over and construction booming, Robert Johnstone obtained his architecture license and opened Robert P. Johnstone Architects in the attic of his home in Oak Park, IL.

 

1965

Robert P. Johnstone Architects had built a recognized name and a well-respected reputation in the Chicagoland area.