NEWS + INSIGHTS
STEVEN REZABEK, AIA, RETIRES FROM POSITION AS PARTNER AFTER 37 YEARS AT PH
It is with great honor and pride that we announce the retirement of Steven Rezabek, AIA, from his position as Partner at Pappageorge Haymes Partners (PH) after an impressive 37 years with our firm and a remarkable 40-year career as an architect.
2023 YEAR IN REVIEW
PH successfully completed multiple projects this year, with several notable projects currently underway and many more to look forward to in the new year. Join us in celebrating our achievements from 2023!
2023 PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
It’s our much-anticipated Annual PH Pumpkin Carving Contest! Eight teams submitted their inspiring pumpkin entries this year as well as a special pumpkin entry from our Austin, Texas Office. Find out who this year’s winners are!
SCHOOL TO RESIDENTIAL: MOTLEY SCHOOL APARTMENTS
Built in 1884 for the Chicago Board of Education, the Motley School is a historic four-story brick and wood building whose former classrooms, offices, and gymnasium have been converted to 34 residential apartments.
SCHOOL TO RESIDENTIAL: PEABODY SCHOOL APARTMENTS
The Elizabeth Peabody Public School was designed by the Chicago Board of Education architect W. August Fiedler and constructed in 1894. Following the closure of several Chicago Public Schools in 2013, Peabody School was sold through a public auction with a redevelopment plan to transform the historic structure into 23 apartments with a rooftop deck.
PROJECT PROGRESS AT PASEO: A 48-STORY MIXED-USE RESIDENTIAL TOWER IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
The project reimagines an infill site along Rainey Street in Austin, Texas, into a 48-story mixed-use tower designed in such a way as to invite and engage the public. Find out more about the project’s progress!
1203 NORTH CALIFORNIA PROJECT PROGRESS
The project reimagines a vacant corner lot at California Ave & Division Street into a 9-story apartment building providing 64 affordable units for families and residents of Humboldt Park.
SOFIA RAMOS HEADS TO AUSTIN, TEXAS!
Sofia Ramos has relocated to Austin, Texas, to join PH’s Austin Office, where she will provide support for ongoing projects and business development efforts in Texas.
2023 YEAR IN REVIEW
We had another epic cook-off for the best chili this year! Out of the eight inspiring chilis entered in the competition, Justin Palmer took home the winning apron! Try Justin’s amazing Chili recipe at home!
2023 STAFF PROMOTIONS
We are pleased to announce the promotion of several PHamily members to Associate, Senior Associate, and Partner positions in recognition of their hard work, dedication, and exceptional contributions to the firm.
A NEW MIXED-INCOME SENIOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CELEBRATES OFFICIAL GROUNDBREAKING IN HOUSTON, TX
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.
2022 YEAR IN REVIEW
At the end of each year, we like to take a moment to reflect. We’ve accomplished a lot this year and we are sincerely grateful to have clients and partners that make our growth and continued success possible. See the biggest headlines from 2022!
WE’VE OPENED A NEW OFFICE IN AUSTIN!
Big announcement – we’ve opened a new branch office in Austin, Texas! From this new location, we hope to better support our clients in the region while expanding our presence nationwide.
NEXT APARTMENTS FEATURED IN CBS AMERICA BY DESIGN: ARCHITECTURE SERIES
Timothy Kent and Greg Klosowski walks viewers through one of PH’s residential projects in River North in CBS’s America by Design: Architecture series!
2022 PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
The competition was fierce this year with some amazing pumpkins! Check out the PHamily’s inspiring pumpkin creations!
THE PLACE AT FIFTH + BROADWAY RECEIVES AIA CHICAGO’S DESIGN EXCELLENCE HONOR AWARD
The Place at Fifth + Broadway receives recognition at the highest level at AIA Chicago’s Design Excellence Awards in the Architecture Large category!
PH PROJECTS ALONG THE CHICAGO RIVER
See if you can recognize these buildings designed and renovated by PH on your next visit to the Chicago River!
PH ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF FOUR NEW SHAREHOLDERS TO ITS OWNERSHIP
We are proud to expand ownership of the firm with the announcement of four new shareholders who embody our ideals and mission to create better urban experiences.
2022 SENIOR ASSOCIATE AND ASSOCIATES PROMOTIONS
We are proud to announce the promotion of a Senior Associate and new Associates who have performed consistent and exceptional service to our clients, our projects, and to the development of our internal capabilities.
THE 2021 RECAP
A lot happened in 2021, but here are the top 24 moments we’d like to celebrate!