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Eleven Winners Announced at ULI Chicago’s Vision Awards & Two Global ULI Awards for Excellence Finalists

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Eleven Winners Announced at Urban Land Institute Chicago’s 2017 Vision Awards & Two Global ULI Awards for Excellence Finalists Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields   Chicago (June 6, 2017)  Eleven winners were announced at the sixth annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards on May 31, 2017 at Morgan MFG in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, inventive partnerships or sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving, or visionary ideas contributing to … Read More

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Nominate Your Inventive Project, Program, or Young Visionary for a ULI Award Today

For decades, ULI has set the standard in recognizing outstanding real estate development projects, related programs, and visionaries in urban development. Check out these four great opportunities, on a local and national level, to showcase your Award-winning Project, Program or Young Visionary. Submit a nomination today! 2017 ULI Chicago Vision Awards Nomination Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017 The ULI Chicago Vision Awards recognizes visionary developments, programs and young leaders in the land use and development fields. The 6th Annual ULI Chicago Vision Awards will take place in late May, with … Read More

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5th Annual Vision Award Finalists Announced

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 or chicago@uli.org Urban Land Institute Chicago Announces 2016 Vision Awards Finalists – Recognizing Visionary Developments, Programs and Young Leaders in the Land Use and Development Fields Chicago (May 17, 2016) – Twenty-six projects, programs, and young professionals were named as finalists for the 2016 ULI Chicago Vision Awards, the district council’s distinctive recognition program. Winners will be announced at the 2016 Vision Awards, June 1, 2016, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, … Read More

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Vision Awards Spotlight: Indian Boundary Park Nature Play Center – A New Take on an Old Classic

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Opened in 1922, Indian Boundary, is a 13-acre, urban park on Chicago’s northwest side named for an actual boundary line between the US government and three Indian tribes.  The park includes a fieldhouse which is now on the National Register of Historic Places incorporating Native American and Tudor design elements.  For most City dwellers, Indian Boundary is fondly remembered for its small zoo, a rarity among neighborhood parks, and a quirky addition.  The zoo was closed in 2013 with the few remaining animals transferred to the Lincoln Park Zoo, a … 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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ULI Chicago Announces 2015 Vision Awards Finalists

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Urban Land Institute Chicago Announces 2015 Vision Awards Finalists – Recognizing Visionary Developments, Programs and Young Leaders in the Land Use and Development Fields Chicago – (April 30, 2015)  Twenty-seven projects, programs, and young professionals were named as finalists in the 2015 ULI Chicago Vision Awards, the district council’s unique recognition program. Winners will be announced at the 2015 Vision Awards, June 3, 2015, 6 – 9pm, Redmoon Theater, 2120 S. … Read More

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ULI Member, Molly Meyer, Named 2014 Curbed Young Gun

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ULI Member, Molly Meyer, Founder and CEO of Omni Ecosystems, was recently named a Curbed Young Gun for 2014.  The annual competition highlights the very best and brightest young design talent. Winners are 35 or under, currently employed in the United States, and show extraordinary promise.  See the Class of 2014 Molly is also a 2014 ULI Chicago Young Visionary award winner. As owner and manager of Omni Ecosystems (OE) and Rooftop Green Works (RGW), Molly develops and manufactures green roof and green wall systems and installs and maintains these living infrastructure systems. … Read More

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Two Chicago Developments Named as Urban Land Institute 2014 Global Awards for Excellence Finalists

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ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 CHICAGO (June 18, 2014) – Two Chicago developments, 300 East Randolph and MetraMarket, have been selected as finalists in the 2014 ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program.  The two finalists have also been honored locally with ULI Chicago Vision Awards (300 East Randolph 2012 Project Category: Innovation and MetraMarket 2013 Project Category:  Adaptive Re-Use). 300 East Randolph (Developer: Walsh Higgins & … Read More

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Fourteen Winners Announced at ULI Chicago’s 2014 Vision Awards

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ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields Chicago (June 6, 2014)  Fourteen inspired and dynamic winners were announced at the third annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards held on June 4, 2014 at Redmoon Theater in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, inventive partnerships or sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving, or visionary ideas … Read More

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2014 Vision Awards Event A Spectacle!

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The venue for the 2014 Vision Awards was truly unique.  The Redmoon Theater, founded in 1990, is a creative space located in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago that hosts productions and participatory events.  Prior to the program, ULI members and guests were treated to a cocktail reception served by a cast dressed in Edwardian Era costumes serving drinks with a bionic arm, a pedaling  “wine bike”, and a trio of hot air balloon-wielding servers with hors d’oeuvres. The staging for the awards program was equally spectacular with a metal ladder … Read More

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