Monthly Archives: June 2015

ULI Chicago Launches Building Reuse Partnership w/National Trust for Historic Preservation

ULI Chicago and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a part of their partnership to promote building reuse in Chicago, organized an initial stakeholder convening in mid-June in Chicago.  Approximately 50 industry experts from a variety of backgrounds including developers, architects, planners, and public sector representatives participated in the meeting and helped identify the most significant barriers to building reuse under four broad categories including technical/design; regulatory; market; and, financial. The National Trust started the discussion with a presentation on key findings from similar work in other cities, and an initial spatial … Read More

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ULI Chicago Retail Initiative Sponsors Retail Cluster Workshop in Lake County

As a part of its on-going retail initiative, ULI Chicago convened a cluster of five neighboring communities in Northwest Lake County in early June to engage them in a discussion on challenges and opportunities for retail development. Elected officials and staff members from Hainesville, Lakemoor, Round Lake, Volo and Wauconda were in attendance. ULI Chicago retail workshop panelists, Bridget Lane, Director, Business Districts Inc., and Todd Berlinghof, Partner, Hamilton Partners presented the framework for successful retail development prepared by the ULI Chicago Retail Workshop in Fall 2014. They presented available resources and engaged all … Read More

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Millennium Park Named 2015 ULI Urban Open Space Finalist

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced six finalist projects for its global Urban Open Space Award, an annual competition that recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their surrounding communities. Millennium Park represents a model for successful regeneration at the urban core, providing a place for City dwellers and tourists alike to enjoy a broad variety of free public events through an engaging community experience.  Review the Park’s highlights page An international jury representing several facets of development—including finance, … Read More

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Sixteen Winners Announced at ULI Chicago 2015 Vision Awards

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Sixteen Winners Announced at Urban Land Institute Chicago’s 2015 Vision Awards Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields. Chicago – (June 4, 2015)  Sixteen inspired and vibrant winners were announced at the fourth annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards held on June 3, 2015 at Redmoon Theater in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, … Read More

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