Monthly Archives: February 2014

ULI Chicago Panel Recommends Affordable Housing Strategies to City of Aurora

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, Chicago@uli.org CHICAGO (February 21, 2014) – The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with recommendations to improve affordable housing options in Aurora as a result of a two-day technical assistance panel convened in July of last year in partnership with the Metropolitan Planning Council. The 11-member expert panel, chaired by Lynn Ross, Executive Director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing, interviewed over 70 local stakeholders in … Read More

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ULI Chicago Report Recommends Redevelopment Options For The Devon Avenue Corridor

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, Chicago@uli.org CHICAGO (February 19, 2014) —The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with recommendations to revitalize the six-block span of Devon Avenue between McCormick Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue. The report was based on a two-day, inter-jurisdictional technical assistance panel convened by ULI Chicago in September of last year in partnership with the Village of Lincolnwood, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning … Read More

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ULI Fellow, Maureen McAvey, Comments on Shifting Retail on NPR

February 17, 2014 – NPR – Demographic Shifts Contribute To The Changing Face Of Retail So far this year, retail chains have announced some heavy cuts. J.C. Penney said it would close 33 stores. Macy’s said it would lay off 2,500 workers. Sears will close its flagship Chicago store in April. That’s creating a glut of excess space. But that’s just one of several forces changing the face of retail.  Listen to full story on All Things Considered on NPR Learn about ULI Chicago’s new Retail Working Group and the grant that Maureen … Read More

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