News + Insights : Project Highlight

NEWS + INSIGHTS : PROJECT HIGHLIGHT


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!

AN URBAN PROJECT: 465 N PARK

PH architects Heather Faircloth and Christopher Chiu¬†dive deeper into how the building was designed to fit into the project site’s existing urban and social context.

PH PROJECTS ALONG CHICAGO’S POPULAR 606 TRAIL

Several PH projects are located along the 606 Trail and some can be viewed directly from the trail! See interactive map to learn more about projects in Wicker Park!

CENTURY-OLD CHURCH TRANSFORMED TO ONE-OF-A-KIND APARTMENTS

The Grand Logan Lodge, located at 1847 N. Humboldt in Logan Square, is a 100-year-old church converted to residential apartments. See how the building was transformed into modern apartments while preserving the character of the original church!

ARMOUR INSTITUTE ADAPTIVE REUSE PROJECT PROGRESS

Armour Institute, an iconic Chicago Landmark building, is being transformed from its historic institutional function to a residential building with a new name, Flats on Federal.

THE OLD COLONY BUILDING: PUSHING THE LIMITS OF DESIGN

PH Partner, Kenneth DeMuth, AIA, presented at the 50th Anniversary of CTBUH World Congress on October 31st, 2019, divulging historical details behind the inception of the Old Colony Building as well as its recent preservation efforts.