An Arlington Heights constructing that when served pizza and pasta is now formally dwelling to a enterprise that makes a speciality of completely different sorts of bites.
Nak4 Orthodontics’ new dwelling at 602 W. Northwest Hwy. has been remodeled from the previous Clementi’s Pizzeria & Bar into one thing that extra resembles a Colorado ski lodge than a dentist’s workplace.
Take the massive hearth within the ready room foyer. Or the hand-carved, reclaimed wooden reception desk.
It is all a part of what officers name a “cozy, rustic” inside.
“Certainly one of our core values is that we deal with sufferers like household,” proprietor Dr. Bryan Nakfoor mentioned. “There isn’t any place I would moderately be than sitting round a hearth with my household. I actually wished to emulate that feeling right here.”
Because the pandemic took maintain a 12 months in the past, Nakfoor was within the midst of packing up and transferring his follow from 102 S. Dunton Ave., the place he spent near a decade. And whereas he did full the relocation into the fully-renovated house on Northwest Freeway, it wasn’t till just lately that he formally celebrated the transfer.
Mayor Tom Hayes and village trustees helped Nakfoor and his workers tie a ribbon on the brand new location June 10, marking the anniversary of the follow in its new location.
From the surface, the constructing bares little resemblance to the previous restaurant, now with a shiny white exterior and contrasting blue trim. A connecting paver patio is illuminated at evening by built-in lanterns.
Nakfoor additionally has an workplace at 101 S. Washington Ave. in Park Ridge, and this spring took over Schuberth Orthodontics’ workplace at 50 Ela St. in downtown Barrington.