80 Rainey Project Progress

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The Paseo at 80 Rainey is designed with Austin's Rainey Street neighborhood character in mind, known for its bars, eateries, and nightlife. The project reimagines an infill site along Rainey Street, previously used as a food truck lot, into a high-rise mixed-use tower designed in such a way as to invite and engage the public. Ground-floor retail and alcoves planned into the building’s street frontage create social space and allow for a sidewalk cafe culture. Two historic bungalows are preserved and incorporated into the site plan with a landscaped walkway that acts as a connection point for pedestrians to safely traverse from Rainey Street to the riverfront trails and park to the west.

A contextual planning approach, and a sensitive yet bold architectural vocabulary, shape this project into the heart of Austin's growing community. Masonry brickwork encapsulating the building podium engages local masons to further connect the building to its setting and reaffirm its sense of place in the neighborhood. The residential tower above the garage podium extends the project’s themes with mixed aesthetics that echo the dynamic collection of commercial activities on Rainey Street. Residential amenity levels atop the podium are arranged in staggered tiers that seem to organically erode into the building mass.


Project Team: David A. HaymesJeff Renterghem, Greg Klosowski (PM), Javier Ortiz, Sofia Ramos, Michael Henning, Peter Evanich


February 2023 - Groundbreaking Event

The much-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Paseo, a 48-story mixed-use tower rising over Rainey Street in Austin, Texas, took place on February 28th. LV Collective, the developer of this exciting project, is bringing 557 apartments and two levels of retail to the popular Austin neighborhood. The project also includes an above-ground parking garage, an impressive 34,000 sq ft of building amenities, and the preservation of two existing bungalows on the site. The event was a festive occasion with live music and barbecue that bespeaks the vibrant culture of the Rainey district.

The project was carefully thought out to complement and enrich the neighborhood's character while providing a new residential and social hub for the community. The building’s overall design emphasizes vibrance and openness throughout. Renderings show a dynamic ground floor façade with lush landscaping that beckons passersby into the space while maintaining energy along the street. Tenants enter the building along Rainey Street through an inviting lobby, which serves as the first glimpse into the building's remarkable living experience.

Above, the parking garage boasts a sleek and minimal appearance with a plant-lined masonry facade. The residential tower features patterned glass and protruding balconies that echo the dynamic atmosphere of Rainey Street. A series of staggered setbacks atop the parking podium open up to an amenity deck that offers more vertical clear space and incredible panoramic views of the city and Lady Bird Lake.

The Paseo is set to complete in 2025.

January 2023 - Construction Commences at Paseo on Rainey Street

November 2021 - Design Coordination at PH with Landscape Architect, TBG Partners!


2021 - Project Reveal

Project Goals

- Adhere to the current Rainey district feel and story by providing community spaces for pedestrians
- Provide 10% on-site affordable housing
- Preserve two existing bungalow homes and incorporate them into the new site plan
- Activate the entire Rainey Street frontage
- Connect Rainey Street to the Alley and be a catalyst for future connection of Rainey district to the riverfront trails and the future expansion of the Mexican American cultural center
- Reduce vehicle traffic loads on Rainey Street by moving vehicular access, loading, and pick-up away from the street
- Preserve most of the existing trees on site
- Improve pedestrian experience by providing additional shading, planting oversized trees in front of the property


City Context

Austin’s Rainey District is defined by a series of bungalows that have been converted into restaurants and bars over time. The street as a result has become a dynamic nightlife hotspot for dining and entertainment. Rainey Street has recently started attracting urban dwellers due to its proximity to the city center as well as the Colorado River and the riverfront green space.

City Context Map by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners
Building Context Diagram


Existing Site Conditions

The site currently operates as a food truck lot and is occupied by two bungalows which currently operate as bars.

Existing Site Conditions by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners


Site Plan

Facing the street will be various retail and restaurants while the preserved bungalows will provide additional use as commercial space. Between the main building and the bungalows will be a landscaped garden and walkway connecting Rainey Street to the riverfront park and trails.

Site Plan by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners


Human Experience Vignette - Public Realm

Rendering by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners
Rendering by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners
Rendering by Landscape Architect, TBG Partners

2023 Staff Promotions



We are pleased to announce the promotion of several staff members in recognition of their hard work, dedication, and exceptional contributions to the firm.

In the Architectural Associates Group:
E. Peter Evanich and Donald L. Mouch have been promoted to Associate I.
Cesar Chavez and Scott Schultz have been promoted to Associate II.
Luke Marczewski and Christopher D. Woodfin have been promoted to Senior Associate.

In the Administrative Associates Group:
Elizabeth Becker and Kathryn Katz have been promoted to Associate I.

Additionally, we are proud to announce the promotion of Gregory L. Klosowski to Partner.

These promotions reflect the firm's commitment to recognizing and nurturing talent from within the organization and building a diverse team dedicated to delivering the best design solutions to our clients. These individuals bring tremendous value to our firm, and we are confident they will continue to contribute to our collective success in their new roles.

Please join us in congratulating all members on their well-deserved promotions!


E. Peter Evanich, Associate I

Peter Evanich, who has been with PH for 10 years now, is the new representative at PH's second office in Austin, Texas. Having recently relocated to Austin, Peter has taken the lead in establishing the new office and is actively contributing to the firm's business development efforts in Texas. Additionally, he is responsible for managing the firm's AIA 2030 Commitment, driving the firm toward sustainable practices and ensuring that PH stays at the forefront of innovative and environmentally conscious architectural solutions.


Donald L. Mouch, Associate I

Donald Mouch is an accomplished and skilled architect with extensive experience working on numerous project types, including banks, retail, single-family homes, master planning, and multifamily residential projects. His expertise has contributed to developing many vibrant and sustainable communities that cater to the needs of diverse groups of people. With his ability to take charge of projects across a wide range of size and scope to clients’ satisfaction, he is an invaluable member of the PH team. Donald is currently leading a number of developments as Project Manager, including Congress Lofts at St. Elmo, a 5-story 149-unit condominium development in Austin, Texas.


Scott Schultz, Associate II

With over 15 years of professional experience, Scott Schultz has demonstrated exceptional design skills in both building design and master planning, working on projects of varying sizes and scopes across the country. Scott has been instrumental in some of the firm's most high-profile projects outside of the Chicago area, bringing his expertise to diverse clients and projects. His contributions have been particularly noteworthy in designing the award-winning residential tower at Fifth + Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee, which has garnered industry recognition for its striking design and exceptional contribution to downtown Nashville.


Cesar Chavez, Associate II

Cesar Chavez is a seasoned architect with a proven track record of leading successful projects, particularly in the high-rise multifamily sector. During his 18-year tenure at PH, Cesar has amassed an impressive collection of projects in the Chicago area. He is a highly skilled professional who expertly navigates client and consultant relationships. His approach relies on consistent communication to build a mutual understanding with clients and teams to manage expectations, foster a collaborative team spirit, and deliver successful results on every project he undertakes.


Luke Marczewski, Senior Associate

Luke Marczewski's comprehensive knowledge of design and construction, combined with his exceptional leadership skills, has enabled him to oversee a diverse portfolio of projects, including new construction and adaptive reuse projects of varying scales. He is equally capable of taking charge of small-scale projects single-handedly, as well as leading a team to complete large-scale developments. Luke’s dedication to seamless project delivery, attention to detail, and design acumen have earned him a reputation as a skilled architect and a trusted advisor to clients.


Christopher D. Woodfin, Senior Associate

Chris Woodfin leads his design team with 30 years of multi-national architectural and design experience. He has managed projects from conception through construction supervision in a diverse range of project typologies, including mixed-use, institutional, hospitality, commercial, retail, and multi-family residential. Chris has consistently demonstrated his ability to manage complex projects with high professionalism, working collaboratively with clients to bring their vision to life and delivering exceptional solutions that exceed expectations.


Elizabeth Becker, Associate I

Elizabeth Becker is an accomplished and thoughtful professional, who has played a pivotal role in driving the growth and success of PH. As a skilled negotiator, Elizabeth is capable of effectively coordinating multiple project proposals and navigating complex contractual agreements. She is highly valued for her strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster trust and collaboration with clients and colleagues alike. Elizabeth’s exceptional communication skills and ability to cultivate key client relationships have been crucial to PH’s recent efforts in opening the new Austin office in Texas and ongoing leadership in business development in the Austin area.


Kathryn Katz, Associate I

As the Human Resource Manager, Kathryn Katz has been an unwavering advocate for the firm's success, especially during the challenging times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. She has effectively led the firm's human resource team in navigating the complex and rapidly evolving landscape of employment laws and regulations while ensuring the well-being of the staff. With her confident and reassuring presence, Kathryn has been a pillar of strength for the team and has provided invaluable support to the firm's leadership.

Beyond her outstanding work during the pandemic, Kathryn has also been a driving force in the firm's efforts to foster a positive and inclusive workplace. She has spearheaded initiatives to improve office culture and implement best practices that promote equity and diversity. Her exceptional leadership in these areas has been instrumental in helping the firm attract and retain top talent.


Gregory L. Klosowski, Partner

A gifted sketcher and creative leader, Greg Klosowski enjoys the design process, viewing it as an opportunity for exploration and evolution. His ability to balance creative vision with practical execution has yielded exceptional outcomes for his clients, with many of his projects earning industry recognition for their modern design and functionality. Greg has emerged as a trusted advisor to clients, developers, consultants, and cities, delivering dynamic mixed-use developments nationwide. Greg is currently leading the Paseo, a 48-story, 557-unit mixed-use residential tower at 80 Rainey in Austin, Texas.

Additionally, as a Fitwel Ambassador, Greg is committed to designing human-scaled spaces that promote walkability and public health. He recognizes the importance of pedestrian-friendly designs, especially in urban settings, and works with his team to incorporate these principles into his projects.

Greg's experience prior to joining PH includes founding his own architecture and design practice in Oakland, California, in 2001, where he received local recognition for his work. His entrepreneurial background allows him to bring a unique perspective to PH, which he leverages to enhance his business development strategies at the firm.

In addition to his design expertise, Greg is also a member of the HR committee and works closely with the next generation of PH talent to elevate design and redefine office culture. He brings a strong work ethic to each project, fostering creativity and a growth mindset among his team members. In his new position as Partner, Greg will continue to set office standards, leading by example and mentoring junior architects to ensure the highest quality and dedication to design innovation.


1203 North California Project Progress

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A new 9-story residential building is under development at the vacant corner of California Ave & Division Street in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. The site anchors the western gateway to the Paseo Boricua, the vibrant art district and commercial corridor extending to Western Avenue. Hispanic Housing Development Corp. is leading the project to construct 64 apartments targeted to families in the community who seek affordable alternatives to relocating out of the area. The program also includes a large multi-story mural by local artist Antonio Beniquez celebrating Humboldt Park’s multicultural heritage, ground-floor retail, indoor parking spaces, a multi-purpose outdoor recreation terrace, and space for sidewalk markets and cafes. Occupancy is scheduled for 2023.

Project Team: Ken DeMuth (PM), Justin Palmer

January, 2023 - Construction Started

Construction has begun for 1203 North California after receiving a new building construction permit in December, 2022. The building faces the southeast corner of Humboldt Park and sits at the western edge of Paseo Boricua in the heart of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community. It will contain 64 apartments for low- and moderate-income families in need of affordable housing.

Hispanic Housing Development Corporation is the visionary behind this transformative new development, which addresses the growing need for affordable housing in the neighborhood. The building will offer units with one, two and three bedrooms to accommodate families of different sizes, as well as shared community spaces, ground-floor retail, and easy access to public transportation.

We are thrilled to bring this project to life and appreciate the opportunity to be part of this important affordable housing initiative.

December 17, 2021 - Design Reveal

The building replaces a vacant lot located at California and Divison St. along the west end of the Paseo Boricua, whose transition location between a park, residential district, and thriving commercial corridor is ideally suited to encourage a pedestrian-oriented lifestyle that supports aging in place and handicapped individuals. Within walking distance are grocery stores, banking, a hospital, a public park, and other commercial goods and services. The added population of the boiling will serve to bolster existing businesses while invigorating pedestrian activity for a more vibrant and secure community.


Site Design:
The building responds to the distinguishing characteristics of its corner site. Division St. is an active commercial corridor and is fronted with a facade of traditional masonry materials articulated by entrances and storefronts. The wide walkways will accommodate outdoor market and cafe uses for ground-level tenants to engage with the passersby. The corner space is designed as a meeting room suited to public and private uses intended to facilitate the building's role as community-oriented. The residential entry at California is given room for visual and spatially identity, recessed and marked with graphics and an illuminated entry cover. The existing bus shelter on California Ave maintains its place free from competing entries and displays with a visual connection to the Lobby for user convenience. Service functions and parking are relegated to the rear freeing the street fronts of four curb cuts.


Public Realm:
The building contributes to the public realm by 'completing the street' and turning the corner to provide a commercial facade extension to California Ave. The art and cultural expressions of the paseo will be celebrated through a commissioned multi-story, multi-facade mural installation applied to the north side and extending to the west.


The Mural:
Antonio Beniquez, a long-time Humboldt Park area resident, is the original artist responsible for the famed "Humboldt" mural on the building wall facing the project site. The giant mural was a tribute to the neighborhood where he grew up attending the annual Puerto Rican parade on the Paseo Boricua. Antonio will once again be responsible for a new mural on the exposed north side of the building's wall, which will be highly visible driving south on N. California Ave and from Humboldt Park.


The building utilizes a mass that anchors the corner, with frontages oriented to the park and the east skyline for best views and light. It also results in a 2nd-floor open terrace space fronting on Division St that is both semi-protected and well illuminated by the sun. The building is organized around a traditional base, middle and top format to provide a readily understood compositional theme that transitions stylistic conventions that are sensibly digestible in an architectural way.


The facade incorporates masonry trim and face brick materials at ground level that are in harmony with vintage facades and scale of Division St. As the structure moves to the corner and rises, the articulation becomes modular and repetitive with contemporary phenolic rain screen panels, tinted glass, and painted aluminum. The building's corner is anchored with a vertical glazed shaft which serves to bookend the western terminus of the commercial paseo.


The project will utilize a poured in place, post-tension concrete structure supported by drilled caissons. The building skin is an insulated metal stud assembly faced with rain screen ventilated cavity assemblies of brick veneer, stone panels, and high-pressure pressed phenolic panels with integral colors or graphics. The roof and terrace utilize pedestal-supported precast architectural pavers with a modular vegetated extensive green roof system over an insulated membrane.


The project will achieve a 100pt score following the Chicago Sustainable Development Policy designed to meet Energy Star; exceeding the Chicago Energy Code by 10%; providing a Green Roof; reducing indoor water usage by 25%; providing proximity to qualified transit services; providing EV vehicle charging ready facilities; and providing CTA digital display. Many other features that are best practices in resource-efficient construction are incorporated for a durable building that will continue to be owned and managed by the developer.

First Met Groundbreaking Event



A new mixed-income senior housing development in Houston began construction with a groundbreaking ceremony on February 2nd, 2023. The four-story building is located at 8870 W. Sam Houston Parkway on a parcel of land formerly owned by First Metropolitan Church.

The church's founding pastors, Bishop John Ogletree and Dr. Evelyn Ogletree had envisioned senior housing in the church's master plan over 20 years ago. Now, Brinshore Development and the Harris County Housing Authority are turning the long-held vision into reality, developing a community that delivers affordable and accessible housing for the aging population in Houston. The new development is a meaningful step toward improving the quality of life for seniors in the area, helping to ensure older adults can age with dignity and independence, maintain social connections, and live in a safe and secure environment.

The building will comprise 157 apartments of various sizes, 85 of which are low-income, offering seniors a range of options to suit their needs and budgets. The development is designed to foster the well-being of its residents with amenities aimed at promoting social interaction and a sense of community. Amenity spaces include a club room and activity room, media center, private event suite, fitness center, business center, and pool.

First Met Senior Apartments is set to complete in 2024.

2022 Year in Review

Austin Office Announcement



We are expanding our national reach to a very exciting location - Austin, Texas! With over 15 projects in Texas to date, this second location will enable us to respond more quickly and efficiently to the growing needs of our projects in the region. We are excited about this new opportunity to better support our clients in Texas while expanding our presence nationwide.

Our new office is conveniently located at 600 Congress Avenue. Peter Evanich, who recently relocated to Austin, will serve as the primary point of contact and permanent local presence. He is supported by the firm's leadership, who will continue to split their time between Chicago and Austin to promote the unified growth and integration of both studios.

We would like to express our sincere thanks to our clients and partners for their continuous support and cooperation with our firm. We look forward to meeting the residents, businesses, and organizations that make Austin a great place to live and work!


Peter Evanich has over a decade of experience in multifamily, single-family, mixed-use, affordable, and educational facilities. He joined PH in 2013 and has since broadened his portfolio to include projects across the country, with work on several high-profile projects, such as Wolf Point East, The Collection, and Christopher House. His most recent project involvement includes work on 80 Rainey in Austin.

Peter is a licensed architect and a natural leader who has earned the respect of his peers. He has been involved in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) as a member of the Future Leaders Committee (FLC), where he served as its Communications Manager for four years. Peter is also managing the firm’s AIA 2030 Commitment, driving the firm toward sustainable practices.

In Austin, Peter will be providing technical and professional services for projects in Texas and serving as the primary point of contact for local support.


America By Design: NEXT Apartments



Timothy Kent and Greg Klosowski participated in CBS's new TV series, America ByDesign: Architecture, walking viewers through the design of NEXT Apartments - a 28-story residential tower situated in Chicago's River North neighborhood. NEXT Apartments, which earned a 3 Green Globes rating, was selected as a feature project by one of the show's sponsors, Green Globe Initiative. The building illustrates an excellent example of asustainable, high-functioning architecture for urban dwellers. Check out episode 3 to see Tim and Greg in action!

The full series is available to stream on the CBS News Streaming Network and YouTube @ByDesignTV.

2022 Pumpkin Carving Contest

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Once a year at Halloween, our talented PH staff put their skills to the test in a highly competitive pumpkin carving contest.
On this special day, the tables are cleared of drawings and material samples and instead littered with carving tools and pumpkin bits!
Check out the PHamily's inspiring pumpkin creations!

Happy Halloween!

1st Place Winner - Swamp Creature

Team Members: Luke Marczewski, Richard Higgins

2nd Place Winner - Sweet Treat 3.14

Team Members: Chris Woodfin, Justin Palmer, Michael Henning

3rd Place Winner - Confused Pumpkin

Team Members: Javier Ortiz, Scott Schultz

Honorable Mentions! (All Others)

Team Members: Brittany Hardaway, David Mata

Team Member: Chris Chiu

Team Members: David Zielinski, Kristin Ridge, Ovi Olariu

Team Members: Elliot Schwarz, Shahryar Beyzavi

Team Members: Ethan Tsai, Sofia Ramos

Team Member: Greg Klosowski

Team Members: Kathryn Katz, Tim Kent

The Place at Fifth + Broadway Receives AIA Chicago’s Design Excellence Honor Award

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We are delighted to share that The Place at Fifth + Broadway has been awarded AIA Chicago's Honor Award for Design Excellence in the Architecture Large category! The PHamily was at DESIGNIGHT on Monday, September 12th, to cheer on our Fifth + Broadway design team: George Pappageorge, Timothy Kent, Gregory Klosowski, and Scott Schultz.

The Place at Fifth + Broadway is a 34-story residential building at the west end of the Fifth + Broadway development in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. The master plan also includes an office building, retail, restaurants, and entertainment components organized along an L-shaped internal alleyway. The rehabilitated city block replaces the city’s former convention center with state-of-the-art facilities that invigorates downtown Nashville and spotlights the city’s vibrant culture renowned for live music, honky-tonks, and nightlife. The residential building’s podium complements this historic urban context while the tower’s modern, gray glass volume stands out as a recognizable feature in the city’s skyline.


Challenges and Resolution to Achieve Client/Design Goals

Alleys tucked away from main streets that provide intimate retail and dining experiences are a part of Nashville’s unique streetscape that the client wished to recreate throughout the Fifth + Broadway development. These narrow alleys are a defining theme for the commercial block as well as a key element in the design of the residential building.

The spatial configuration inside takes its cues from the programming of the larger Fifth + Broadway master plan. The L-shaped commercial alley is designed to feel full and compact, and this spatial compression creates a feeling of intimacy that drives human interaction. The heightened energy, as a result, makes the space feel more dynamic and lively. Inside the residential building, various private and semi-private rooms are organized along a central circulation path, recreating the scene outside. Every nook and cranny is an opportunity for different textures and experiences that echoes Fifth + Broadway’s eclectic combination outdoors.

Nashville’s deep-rooted culture of music and entertainment is also mirrored in the collection of unique amenity spaces at The Place at Fifth + Broadway. The building boasts a wide array of aesthetics and materials in each recording room, screening room, business center, gym, yoga studio, and several other indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces. Community lounges and balconies at every third level of the tower are positioned on the east side of the building, allowing residents to visually engage with the entertainment from the commercial scene below.


Unique Design Features and Originality of the Design

The design of The Place at Fifth + Broadway is focused around two clear volumes influenced by Nashville’s architectural precedents and the city’s urban lifestyle. With the timeless architectural language of the building’s podium paired with a sleek, elegant tower above, the building’s design represents a thoughtful partnership between traditional and modern values.

A loft-like brick base podium embraces the historical aesthetics found on Broadway and conveys a sense of permanence and age. The iconic main street is full of legacy bars and local’s favorite restaurants, forming a street wall of mostly low-rise buildings comprising mixed brick and terra-cotta details. The base of the residential tower emulates these traditional building features in a continuation of the pedestrian experience along the street.

While the podium is a visually heavier masonry block that melds into the existing streetscape, the tower is a dazzling contrast that lightly rests atop its base, designed to stand out as a recognizable feature in the city’s skyline. Tying the two masses together is a repeating grid pattern that rises from the structural grid of the podium. The apartment tower’s grey glass volume is overlaid by a black aluminum grid designed to anchor the tower and accentuate the building’s form, making it both legible and distinct from the surrounding structures.

PH Projects Along the Chicago River



Summer is quickly approaching and there is no better place to relax and appreciate the beauty of Chicago than the Chicago Riverwalk! Locals and visitors flock to the Chicago River to eat and lounge at waterfront bars, take in dramatic views of iconic skyscrapers during leisurely walks, and partake in one of the best ways to tour the city - an architecture boat tour! Did you know, there are over 25 PH projects that can be seen from the boat rides? When you undoubtedly make your way to the Chicago River this summer, see if you can recognize these various buildings designed and renovated by PH!

2022 Shareholders



We are proud to expand ownership of the firm to Chris Woodfin, Heather Faircloth, Michael Henning, and Luke Marczewski. The new shareholders are representative of PH’s future and encompass a diverse array of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents that enrich our firm. In our quest to promote and design better urban experiences, we continue to foster the talent, processes, and work environment necessary to form a strong foundation for sustained growth. The addition of the new shareholders will allow our company to further implement our collaborative and team-oriented culture.

Congratulations to our new shareholders!

2022 Staff Promotions


We are proud to announce the promotion of the following staff members who have performed consistent and exceptional service to our clients, our projects, and the development of our internal capabilities.

Cesar Chavez has been promoted to Associate I. Heather Faircloth, Michael Henning, and Luke Marczewski have all been raised to the Associate II level. Robert Harris has been elevated to the position of Senior Associate.


Cesar Chavez, Associate I
Cesar is an experienced architect who excels in programming and developing design concepts. With his experience, Cesar has resolved architectural and construction challenges on some of the firm’s most important high-rise projects, particularly 465 N. Park and K2 Apartments. Cesar has dedicated himself to the architecture profession and enjoys collaboration with clients and colleagues, evident through his recent work on 354 N. Union, a 32-story apartment tower currently under construction in Chicago’s Fulton River District.


Heather Faircloth, Associate II
Since joining the practice in 1996, Heather has made substantial contributions to design excellence within the firm. Her creative energies have been applied to several iconic projects in Chicago, from the multiple Museum Park developments in Chicago’s South Loop to 465 N. Park in Streeterville, and to high-rise residential towers in Honolulu. Heather now manages several key projects in Texas, her home state, where she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.


Luke Marczewski, Associate II
Over his 15 years with the firm, Luke has evolved from architectural assistant, to project coordinator, to a very effective project manager responsible for managing many of our important clients. He seeks to provide thoughtful and straightforward designs for projects of all types and scale resulting in memorable modern spaces evident in projects such as the award-winning adaptive reuse project at 3228 W. Palmer, Coeval - a two-tower apartment building, and 1400 S. Wabash - a currently under construction mixed-use high-rise building in Chicago’s South Loop.


Michael Henning, Associate II
Michael joined PH with an extensive background in large and small-scale projects at various notable Chicago architecture and design firms. He excels at developing appropriate design concepts and strategies, embracing complex issues as opportunities. During his time with PH, Michael has played invaluable roles in the success of various projects such as Clybourn 1200, a mixed-use mixed-income development in Chicago’s Near North Side honored with multiple national awards. Mike is also a talented artist and his drawings and sketches have been recognized in a number of publications and exhibitions.


Robert Harris, Senior Associate
Robert is a dynamic leader who effectively manages projects while fostering a positive client experience throughout the entire process. He successfully merges design excellence with complex program details found in many of the firm’s historic renovation and adaptive reuse projects. He communicates with clients through 3D visualization and other traditional design techniques to create architecture that is sensitive and responsive to context. In addition, Robert is a strong mentor who leads the firm’s technical initiatives, systems research, and QAQC practices.

The 2021 Recap