Monthly Archives: March 2015

Panel Explores Options for Old McHenry County Courthouse in Woodstock

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ULI Chicago is conducting a two-day Technical Assistance Panel (TAP), March 10-11, 2015 to recommend realistic and financially sustainable uses for the Old McHenry County Courthouse in Woodstock, IL. The City of Woodstock is sponsoring the expert panel who will discuss future use, ownership, restoration, and funding sources.  Read the panel Scope of Work The TAP process includes a tour of the building and surrounding area as well as interviews with community members, and the release of panel recommendations at a public meeting in April.  Read local news coverage Thank you … Read More

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Building Healthy Places Toolkit Enhances Health Outcomes in Real Estate Developments

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The ULI  Building Healthy Places Initiative is leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.   The Initiative has recently released the highly anticipated  Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment. The toolkit provides 21 evidence-based recommendations, each with a set of action-oriented strategies, across three categories: physical activity, healthy food and drinking water, and healthy environment and social well-being.  At the heart of the report lies a rigorous review of existing health literature. The recommendations … Read More

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