Monthly Archives: March 2012

ULI Chicago works with CMAP as technical assistance provider in Joliet

CMAP received a HUD Sustainable Communities grant in October 2010 and launched a Local Technical Assistance program through which a ULI Chicago Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) was funded in Joliet.  Learn the context for the work ULI Chicago will undertake in Joliet. A Redevelopment Plan for Joliet   The City of Joliet has historic strengths and community assets that provide a high quality of life for its residents. Located in Will and Kendall Counties, Joliet has historically been an industrial hub in the region, featuring diverse neighborhoods and historic landmarks that are … Read More

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Chances to put prison back in use are fading ‘rapidly’

March 19, 2012 – Herald News – ULI Chicago’s recent Joliet Correctional Center TAP is highlighted. Read full article

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ULI Spring Meeting Register Now

Watch the 2012 ULI Real Estate Summit promo video an exclusive, ULI members-only event at the Spring Meeting in Charlotte. Registration is now open for the 2012 ULI Spring Meeting.  Find out more about this Members-Only event.

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Report shares big ideas, little hope for Pullman redevelopment

March 15, 2012 – Chicago Sun-Times – Summary of Pullman State Historic Site TAP report preliminary recommendations released at public presentation. Read full article

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ULI Chicago to Recommend Redevelopment Scenarios for Old Joliet Prison and Former U.S. Steel Sites at Public Presentation: March 19, 2012

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: An expert panel from ULI Chicago will announce redevelopment recommendations, based on their Technical Assistance Panel conducted in January 2012, for three key parcels along the Collins Street corridor including the 20 acre Joliet Correctional Center (Old Joliet Prison), the adjacent 160 acres of open space, and the 59 acre former U.S. Steel Site. WHEN: March 19, 20126:00pm – 7:30pm WHERE: The Joliet Historical Museum, 204 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432 PARTNERS: The City of Joliet Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) The … Read More

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ULI Chicago to Recommend Redevelopment Strategies and Partnerships for Pullman State Historic Site at Public Presentation: March 15, 2012

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: A panel of experts from Urban Land Institute Chicago will announce redevelopment recommendations for the Pullman State Historic Site based on their October 2011 Technical Assistance Panel. WHEN: March 15, 2012, 5:00pm – 6:30pm WHERE: Pullman Visitor Center, 11141 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, IL PARTNERS: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency City of Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development 9th Ward Alderman Anthony A. Beale Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) The Urban Land Institute Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago) was engaged to conduct a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) … Read More

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ULI Chicago Infrastructure Work Highlighted in Philadelphia

Looking forward, what infrastructure projects will be game changers for the Greater Philadelphia region? On March 1, this question was the topic of discussion at ULI Philadelphia’s annual Regional Forum, “Transformative Regional Game Changers – Let’s Dare to Dream (and Evaluate).” A panel discussion featuring World Class Co-Chair and Brandywine Realty Trust CEO Jerry Sweeney along with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bucks County Commissioner Robert Loughery, William Penn Foundation President Jeremy Nowak, and keynote speaker Stephen Friedman of ULI Chicago focused on future real estate and infrastructure projects that have … Read More

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