Brian Kidd
Partner, AIA, LEED AP BD + C

Brian joined Pappageorge Haymes Partners in 1987 and has provided leadership in the design and construction of projects ranging from planned communities, high-rise apartment and condominium towers to single-family homes. He has served as senior project architect on such major work as K2 at K Station; a 33-story, 496-unit luxury apartment complex (LEED® Silver Certification), Alta at K Station; an 848-unit, two- tower apartment complex (LEED® Gold Certification), and Echelon at K Station; a 39-story, 350-unit apartment, each part of the highly acclaimed mixed-use K Station Master Planned Development in Chicago’s West Loop. 

Recent work in Chicago includes: The Shops & Lofts at 47; an award-winning redevelopment of an entire city block including a large mixed-use building, and three new infill residential buildings, 500 N. Milwaukee: a new mixed-use complex comprised of a 14-story, 179-unit high-rise fronted by a triangular shaped 4-story, 48-unit low-rise with 14,000 sq. ft. of commercial space between the two sites, Luxe on Chicago; a stylish, 59-unit mixed-use, low-rise apartment building with ground floor retail, and North Park; a proposed 48-story, 444-unit, elliptically shaped residential tower between Navy Pier and the iconic Tribune Building.

Brian’s early interest in architecture was expressed in designing and building tree-houses in the foothills of California. He began his career in earnest as a draftsperson and designer at Muncie Urban Design Studio, Muncie, Indiana. He later relocated to San Jose, California, where he served as an architectural intern at  McClellan & Copenhagen before beginning his professional career at K + CZL Associates as an architectural technician on restoration and renovation projects.

Education Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning at Muncie, Indiana, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design, 1985
Active Licenses/Certifications Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
Accredited Professional by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD + C)
Professional Associations American Institute of Architects (AIA), Member
Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), Member
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Member
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Member
City of Park Ridge Appearance Commission, Chairman
Park Ridge Historical Society, Trustee