Technical Assistance Reports

The topics explored through our Technical Assistance Services are selected based on their applicability and resonance to communities around the region. The recommendations produced by Panels and Workshops - addressing emerging issues, land use, preservation, development and economic growth - are documented in the reports available for download here.

Technical Assistance Reports

ULI Chicago has published over 30 Technical Assistance Reports that cover a broad spectrum of land development topics. These reports are a resource for industry professionals and can be downloaded for your convenience below, or on the right.

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Strategies – Aurora, IL
Creating a Village Center Using Transit-Oriented Development – Hanover Park, IL
Downtown Redevelopment Strategy – Joliet, IL
Policies in Appreciating Markets: Perspectives from the Development Community in the City of Chicago – Chicago, IL
Preserving, Supporting and Extending Local Retail – Andersonville and North Clark Street, Chicago, IL
New Places for a Changing Population – Highwood, IL
Responding to Multifamily Foreclosure – Chicago, IL

Community Building

Revitalization Strategies for East Grand Avenue – Gurnee, IL
Cook County Land Bank – Chicago, IL
Building Connections to Revitalize the East Side and Hill Communities – Chicago Heights
Discover Asia on Argyle – Chicago, IL
Industrial Renaissance: Establishing a Creative Industries District – Cermak Road, Chicago, IL
Michigan Avenue: Light, Life and Culture – Chicago, IL
New Places for a Changing Population – Highwood, IL
A Vision for the PaceSetter Neighborhood – Riverdale, IL
Revitalizing a Classic American Town – Wilmette, IL
Thinking Inside and Outside the Box – Elburn, IL
North Branch Chicago River – Chicago, IL  *for copies of this report, please contact ULI Chicago

Historic Preservation

Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House – Woodstock, IL
Joliet Correctional Center Redevelopment – Joliet, IL
The Pullman State Historic Site – Chicago, IL
Rosenwald Apartments: Evaluating the Future of a Community Legacy – Chicago, IL
Remaking an Historic Corridor – Archer Avenue/Bridgeport Neighborhood, Chicago, IL
Industrial Renaissance: Establishing a Creative Industries District – Cermak Road, Chicago, IL
Downtown Redevelopment Strategy – Joliet, IL

Regional Development

Cook County Land Bank – Chicago, IL
CMAP/Developments of Regional Importance – Chicago, IL

Retail Development

Revitalization Strategies for East Grand Avenue – Gurnee, IL
Devon Avenue Corridor – Lincolnwood and Chicago, IL
Winnetka Commercial Districts – Winnetka, IL
Irving Park Road Corridor – Hanover Park, IL
Building Connections to Revitalize the East Side and Hill Communities – Chicago Heights, IL
Building on the Legacy: Creating a New Downtown – Park Forest, IL
Building a Strong Village Center – Midlothian, IL
Downtown Redevelopment Strategy – Joliet, IL
Creating a Village Center Using Transit-Oriented Development – Hanover Park, IL
Discover Asia on Argyle –  Chicago, IL
Michigan Avenue: Light, Life and Culture – Chicago, IL
New Places for a Changing Population – Highwood, IL
Revitalizing a Classic American Town – Wilmette, IL
Retaining and Attracting Businesses and Jobs – Peterson/Pulaski Industrial Corridor, Chicago, IL
Remaking an Historic Corridor – Archer Avenue/Bridgeport Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Transportation/Infrastructure

Opportunities for Cargo Oriented Development – Willow Springs, IL
Invest in the Past to Plan for the Future – Richmond, IL
Creating a Village Center Using Transit-Oriented Development – Hanover Park, IL
Thinking Inside and Outside the Box – Elburn, IL
Remaking an Historic Corridor – Archer Avenue/Bridgeport Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Special Topics

Cook County Land Bank – Chicago
10 Ways to Make Your Community Competitive-Lessons Learned from the Chicago Region – special report
Policies in Appreciating Markets: Perspectives from the Development Community in the City of Chicago – Chicago