Peter Evanich


Project Architect

While pursuing his degree, Peter worked as a teaching assistant, and completed summer internships at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Chicago, Illinois and Behles + Behles, Evanston, Illinois. Special coursework included a summer program in Kyoto, Japan, where he studied Japanese Landscape Architecture and participated in the redesign of a city center.

Since joining PH in 2013, Peter has been involved in such major Chicago projects as: Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront; the complex re-branding and renovation of the former Hotel 71, including a renovation of the exterior entrance, ground floor and lobby along with the creation of a new restaurant and tavern, the updating of hospitality areas and existing hotel rooms, a newly constructed Grand Ballroom, and a newly renovated Penthouse Ballroom with terrace, Christopher House Charter School; a modern, newly constructed 2-story building offering an Infant & Pre-School, Elementary School, After School and Parent Education Program, and Clybourn 1200, a new mixed-use, mixed-income complex in the River North community. Recent project involvement includes Wolf Point East, a 60-story residential tower in the highly visible setting where the north and south branches of the Chicago River converge.

Project involvement outside Illinois includes: The Collection; a new multi-phase, mixed-use development comprising high-rise, mid-rise and townhouse components in Honolulu, Hawaii, and 20 East Fulton; a mixed-use, mixed-income, residential mid-rise in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Peter is actively involved with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) as a member of the Future Leaders Committee (FLC), where he serves as Communications Manager.

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, Bachelor of Architecture, 2012

Licensed Architect, State of Illinois, 2017

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Future Leaders Committee, Communications Manager

Habitat for Humanity (construction), Volunteer