About

History

1966 – PASTOR & BEILHARZ

The firm was founded by Terry E. Beilharz and Richard Pastor, with offices in downtown Defiance, Ohio, offering Architecture and Landscape Architecture services.

1979 – PASTOR & BEILHARZ ASSOCIATES, INC.

The firm incorporated and moved to its present location on the second floor of the historic building at First and Perry Streets.

1992 – BEILHARZ ARCHITECTS, INC.

Following Richard Pastor’s retirement, the firm was renamed and office space expanded. In 2003, a new affiliation was formed with ATA Beilharz Architects in Cincinnati.

Beilharz Architects

701½ West First Street, Defiance , Ohio 43512

ATA Beilharz Architects

1063 Central Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
714 East Monument Ave. Suite 130, Dayton, Ohio 45402

Who we are

We are an architectural consultancy; design doesn’t begin until we thoroughly understand your goals. We gain this understanding by asking intelligent questions that get to the heart of the project, and we achieve your goals by applying our expertise to provide you with solutions.

What we do

We see in ways others can’t. We visualize space where none exists. We think in 3-dimensions and sometimes even in four. We also listen, question, anticipate, investigate, analyze, guide, suggest, and solve.

For whom

We understand clients who have clients; developers who have tenants, healthcare providers that serve patients, districts that educate their communities, and organizations that provide people services.

Many of our clients do multiple projects with the same construction team. We make it a priority to understand a client’s operations and how we can best function as part of their building team.

Benefits

We help our clients do what they do – better. We help them teach children eruditely, provide services effectively, distribute goods efficiently, practice medicine expertly, and promote exercise energetically. We help them lease their properties, grow their businesses, and fulfill their missions.

Kraig Beilharz

AIA, NCARB
Principal
Sr. Management Lead

Jerry Overmier

RA
Principal
Sr. Project Lead

Kent Purk

RA
Principal
Project Design Lead

Leon Ruch

RA, NCARB, CCS
LEED AP BD+C
Project CA Lead
Specifier

Jason Metz

CAD Tech
Sr. Project Manager

Ray Closson

Sr. Project Manager
Field Representative

Spencer Beckman

CAD Tech
Civil

Lynn Clady

Interior Designer

STATE REGISTRATIONS

NCARB Certifications: Architect members of Beilharz Architects and ATA Beilharz Architects hold valid NCARB certifications allowing for reciprocity in other jurisdictions (with state approval).