Monthly Archives: July 2016

(Re)discover: Hyde Park

ULI Chicago headed south to explore a few Hyde Park gems in this installment of the (Re)discovering Chicagoland Neighborhoods Series, our continuing focus on what makes this region unique.  Summer is quickly winding down, so take a longer lunch hour and post your own photos using #rediscoverchicagoland. Robie House More than a 100 years old, Robie House, one of the best examples of Frank Lloyd Wright’s prairie style architecture, continues to delight visitors with its dramatic exterior cantilevers and beautiful interior spaces. After a guided tour of the Robie House, you can continue to marvel … Read More

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Village of Gurnee Requests Assistance in Revitalizing East Grand Avenue Corridor

ULI Chicago members are in Gurnee for the next two days conducting a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) at the request of Village officials.  Panel members are focusing on the half mile stretch of East Grand Avenue between U.S. Route 41/Skokie Boulevard and Green Bay Road to determine revitalization strategies for the Corridor.  The west side of Grand Avenue in Gurnee is a well-known, and popular destination for shoppers and families with Gurnee Mills, Six Flags, and national retailers, and Village officials are looking to balance the scales. The eastern portion of the … Read More

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